104 year old Grace is a crochet member of a yarnbombing group!
I recently sent a variety of crochet contributions to Knitteapolis for the Knit the Oval yarnbombing project. They included crochet WIPs and hyperbolic crochet.
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.
Yarnbombing is often called a feminine, friendly form of graffiti but it doesn’t usually like the kind of graffiti that most people are familiar with. Yarnbomb artist London Kaye really brings the street style into her crochet work with graphic images that represent some of the best aspects of different styles of graffiti art, all completed with yarn. I love her sense of artistic beauty and I’m hardly the only one she’s collaborated with some major name brands and partnered with various designers.
Karen Thompson is the author of the wonderful kids’ crochet book Crocheting with Lucy Loop. She is also a lifelong crocheter who has been dealt some tough blows and used the craft to help her get through them. She learned to crochet from her mother and the craft helped her to feel connected to mom even after she had passed away. When her own son was murdered, Karen was numb to crochet for a long time but eventually found her way back to it and has used yarn bombing to honor her son.
My beaux took a trip to Denver / Boulder to see his family. While he was there, he spotted this yarnbomb.
It’s just amazing to see the massive number of contributions that people have sent it for the @yarnbomber collaborative yarnbombing art project