|The Crochet Lesson by Mary Cassatt|
"And Diana and I had a lovely afternoon. Diana showed me a new fancy crochet stitch her aunt over at Carmody taught her. Not a soul in Avonlea knows it but us, and we pledged a solemn vow never to reveal it to anyone else. Diana gave me a beautiful card with a wreath of roses on it and a verse…"
~ Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
|The Crochet Lesson by Edward Thompson Davis|
"I want you to teach me how to crochet that lace I saw you making the other day..."
~ Elsie's Kith and Kin by Martha Finley
|Young Girl Crocheting by Michael Peter Ancher|
"There was Miss Pole, who was becoming as much absorbed in crochet as she had been once in knitting, and the burden of whose letter was something like, "But don't you forget the white worsted at Flint's" of the old song; for at the end of every sentence of news came a fresh direction as to some crochet commission which I was to execute for her."
~ Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
|Girl Crocheting by Edmund C. Tarbell|
"... good-tempered and possessing the happy art of pleasing without effort. Her little airs and graces were much admired, so were her accomplishments, for besides her drawing, she could play twelve tunes, crochet, and read French without mispronouncing more than two-thirds of the words..."
~ Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
|Crochet Lesson by Federico Zandomeneghi|
"We have heard that the greatest lady in the land deigned thus to serve her soldiers. We have been told of a cravat worked in crochet by a queen's fingers which fell to the share of a gallant young officer in the trenches—the same brave lad who had carried, unscathed, the colours of his regiment…"
~ Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler
|Lydia Sitting on the Porch Crocheting by Mary Cassatt|
"She seeketh wool, and flax,
and worketh willingly with her hands."
~ Proverbs 31:13