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Durocher, Joan L.


Household Goods Maker

Joan Durocher was born on August 15, 1950 and resides in Thibodaux, Louisiana. She is married to Robert and has three children that go by the names of Laura, Ross, and Ken.

At the age of twelve, she learned to crochet from her great-aunty. Using only a crochet hook, scissors, fine thread, and yarn. She creates her own patterns and makes crochet collars, baby clothes, jewelry, sweaters, and decorative pieces.

Updated December 5, 2016 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff