It has been such a fun week or so getting re-inspired by all things crochet in 2016. We’ve reviewed crochet art, books, designers, fashion, health, news, patterns, tips and tutorials. Now let’s look back at the creativity exercises I published this year, mostly as part of my Hook to Heal book.
As you probably know, I’m a huge fan of crochet art. I love seeing the unique and original things that people can do with crochet, putting it together in ways that the rest of us haven’t thought of. If you’re also a fan then you might like today’s round up 25 new examples of inspiring, interesting crochet art.
You can combine crochet with a variety of other materials to make unique items. You can also combine crochet with other techniques (knitting combined with crochet in one piece is a common example). Here are eleven beautiful recent examples of mixed media and mixed technique crochet.
Debbie is back to share some amazing photos with us of three outfits that she has crocheted for drag queen Katya to wear on stage. From evening wear to wearable art, these three pieces are stunning!
I never get tired of looking at crochet art. I love all of it – from the stuff in the galleries today to the things made decades ago, from the conceptual to the functional. I’ve already done several crochet art roundups in the past but there is always more to showcase. Here are even more inspiring crochet artists. Crochet Art Installation Pieces By Hook By Hand crochet coral reef Colorful crochet rainbow tree by Vendulka Yarnbombing Art The Andy Warhol Bridge Knit the Bridge project
I believe that everyone is creative. I think it’s in our nature. Crochet can help you access that.
Nicki Hitz Edson, co-author of Creative Crochet, was the reason that I started my ongoing series about 1970s crochet designers. Here’s a profile of her work.