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.
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.