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.
There are a lot of upcycling crochet ideas in my roundup of eco-friendly crochet from back in 2013 but that was quite some time ago so I thought I’d add some new ideas with a fresh roundup.
I’m not sure how I failed to see this crocheted cling wrap dress that Lady Gaga wore last year but I’m sharing it now that I’ve spotted it!
I thought I’d give you a glimpse into my first attempt at crocheting these into a large granny square inspired rug.
People have been making crochet rag rugs for awhile. And recycled crochet is popular among mixed media artists. However lately there seems to be a specific trend towards the intersection of these two things with crochet rag rugs featured prominently among artists right now.
Adrian Kershaw is a fine art artist who has recently gained some attention for the work she’s doing with recycled VHS tapes. This version of plarn is something that I’ve seen before but I think the artistic way that Kershaw is working with it is unique and interesting.
Today we celebrate eco-friendly crochet with an award given to the blog with the best recycled crochet info.