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A type of tapestry crochet called Bundnerhakelei or Mosaikhakelei (Mosaic Crochet) has been done in Switzerland for several hundred years. The hook is inserted into the back loop of the stitch.

Tapestry crocheted yarmulke (also called kippas and skullcaps) are worn by Jewish men.

Tapestry crocheted hats are popular in West Cameroon, Africa.

Shoulder bags are crocheted by both men and women in Guatemala.

The photographs on this page are from More Tapestry Crochet, by Carol Ventura.

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Last updated on January 4, 2011 ,   maintained by Andrzej Gutek,   photographs by Carol Ventura