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At first I was enchanted by this quote, especially that last line! But then I got to wondering about that phrase – “crochet is for poor people”.

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Post image for How Does Olek Get Those Cool Camo Patterns to Work Out?

Thanks to some great detailed photos from Leslie of Crochetbug we can get a sense of how Olek accomplishes color changes in her large scale crochet art installations.

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Video Roundup: Olek in Action

by Kathryn on March 27, 2012 · 4 comments

in Crochet Art

Roundup of some fun crochet art videos featuring Olek, the hottest crochet artist in the industry to date. The first one is a recent one that shows her crocheted balloon work

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Crochet Quote: Just a Spider

by Kathryn on January 23, 2012 · 0 comments

in Crochet Quotes

One of the things I adore about crochet artist Olek is that she doesn’t just weave great visuals with her hook but also weaves great images with her words.

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Her signature camouflage crochet has been seen everywhere in New York from the streets to the galleries. Now Olek’s going international with the debut of her first London crochet art show.

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I’m adoring this Off Book video on Street Art that shows interviews with two artsts: a mixed media (non-crochet) artist named Swoon that I’d never heard of before and one of my favorite crochet artists, Olek.

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Olek Says Go Easy on Crochet Art Vandals

by Kathryn on December 8, 2011 · 7 comments

in Crochet Art

Olek is one of my favorite crochet artists and now I’ve got to give her some kudos for her attitude towards some boys that recently vandalized her art.

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