Trained as a constructed textile designer, Janie Crow aka Jane Crowfoot has worked within the hand knitting craft industry for the last 20 years and is recognised as one of the leading designers within her field, more recently acknowledged as one of the pioneers of the UK crochet revival.
Jane is a designer and maker, author and tutor specialising in contemporary and innovative crochet designs for the home interior, drawing much of her inspiration from her love of art, textiles and travel.
Jane focuses much of her design work on creating imaginative and motivational Crochet Along (CAL) projects, which give the home crafter the chance to distance learn many crochet techniques by working through one of her vibrant and appealing designs in bite size instalments. Jane lives and works in North London, UK.
Crochet Along (CAL) Projects
2017 Bohemian Blooms CAL Style project: inspired by The Bloomsbury Group
2016 Frida’s Flowers Blanket CAL Project: inspired by Frida Kahlo.
2015 Lily Pond Blanket CAL Project: inspired by Monet Series Water Lilies.
2014 Happy Daze Crochet Club Project: inspired by memories of 1970s childhood.
2013 Islamic Crochet Club Project: inspired by Room 42 in the Victoria & Albert Museum.
2012 Victoria Crochet Club Project: inspired by Queen Victoria’s love of crochet.
2011 Art Deco Crochet Club Project: inspired by Art Deco Wurlitzer Jukeboxes.
2019 Runner Up Crochet Designer of the Year – British Craft Awards
2018 Runner Up Favourite Crochet Designer – British Knitting Awards
2018 Winner Crochet Designer of the Year – British Craft Awards
2017 Runner Up Favourite Crochet Designer - British Knitting Awards
2017 Winner Motivational Knit and Crochet Designer of the Year - British Craft Awards
2016 Runner Up Favourite Crochet Designer - British Knitting Awards