Sam Moss has a beautiful Instagram feed where she shares stories through mixed media miniatures that incorporate crochet.
The very first crochet artist that I profiled on this blog back in 2011 was Olek. The world was starting to get to know her from her yarnbombing. Many of the artists that I wrote about that year have kind of faded away but Olek’s work in crochet art just keeps getting stronger and stronger. It’s been awhile since this blog explored it so I thought I’d showcase some of her newer stuff here today.
Akua Lezli Hope has shared her story with us about how crochet heals and how she pays it forward through teaching crochet. Today we check back with her to see the crochet art doll that she recently fell in love with making.
Jennifer Cox is a unique artist who combines crochet with painting in a way that’s original, bold and inviting. She was born and raised in New Jersey, moving to Michigan in 2000. She has training and a degree in advertising and graphic design along with fine art. Asked to describe herself simply, she says, “I’m an artist, designer and mom”. She loves anything creative but her first love is painting and now also crochet. Learn more about this talented artist and her work from the interview below.
Diny Slamet shares a beautiful yarn bombed tree in Australia that is related to the Mandalas for Marinke project in a small way.
Leandro Dário is a Brazilian 30-something artist working in a variety of mediums and doing really interesting, creative, edgy work with embroidery and crochet.
It’s that time of year, the time for looking back and checking out all of the amazing things that we’ve seen in crochet all throughout the year. Let’s start by looking at this year in crochet art.