I am enjoying a lot of inspiring ideas from the book Make Your Own Ideabook with Arne & Carlos: Create Handmade Art Journals and Bound Keepsakes to Store Inspiration and Memories. The book isn’t really about crochet, although it mentions crochet and knitting, but it can be a great tool for people who crochet and just looking through is giving me even more ideas about my own crochet art journalling.
Recently we took a look at 15 ways to upcycle a crochet blanket into wearable fiber art. But blankets are not the only thing you can upcycle into mixed media fashion (as we’ve seen previously with doily dresses). Here are 30 stunning, inspiring examples of upcycled crochet fashion.
Use your crochet skills to turn any ordinary object into a work of art. You can upcycle many things with crochet. And you can add crochet to a variety of other materials to create items that are both beautiful and functional. Here are new ideas for upcycling with crochet and incorporating crochet into mixed media.
The temperature scarf and its alternative the weather scarf are terrific crochet projects with many mental health benefits. The “crochet sky scarf” takes this one step further.
There are so many different items that you can use to crochet other than the traditional yarn and thread. Alternative material crochet includes crocheting with plastic bag yarn, t-shirt yarn, jute twine and more. Here are 19 terrific crochet projects that showcase the beauty and versatility of alternative material crochet.
Mandalas for Marinke posts resume tomorrow and then it’ll be mostly back to normal around here! For today, let’s look at some inspiration for a crochet word of the year.
Yesterday I shared my YoolaDesign crochet wire lampshade. It reminded me that back in 2012 I did a roundup of crochet lamps and I’ve been meaning to do a fresh roundup all year long. Well, that roundup is here. You’ll find crochet lamp patterns, tutorials and inspirational photos here to inspire your own crafting!