The one dozen crochet figures featured here are more than just dolls; they’re creative works of art!

Self-portrait in Yarn by Etsy’s BenjaminKrudwig

Clay and crochet doll by knotbygranma

Honey Dear, a mixed media doll with crochet by Bee Harris

The Other City shares a creative story behind this doll named Elyisum

An upcycled doll head and crocheted stones turned into a pot for an air plant by Etsy’s ee333

DJ Dylan by Ingrid Zambrano

Craftelina crocheted these dolls inspired by Greek mythology

BobilinaStudio makes many crochet dolls including this 3D protrait of an anonymous heroine

Etsy’s melbangel sells the crochet pattern for this nun doll

Etsy’s prinzeli doesn’t just crochet dolls but crochets entire small scenes

olgaayala is a New York based artist who makes OOAK mixed media dolls that combine clay and crochet

Upcycled doily doll sold on Etsy by PapernLace

Crochet art doll from 1970’s crochet artist Mona Mauri

What do you think makes a doll cross over the line into art?


San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!


  1. I love art dolls & these are some very impressive works.  I feel inspired!

  2. Thanks so much for linking to me.  I only just started following your blog, and seeing my doll on here was a great surprise.  It quite made my day.  I really love your blog as well.  Now, I too am inspired to get back to work on a doll I just started!

    • CrochetBlogger Reply

       @CayoraRue Thanks so much. I look forward to seeing what you make next!

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  8. Dearest Kathryn,
    Thank you so much for showing my crochet Greek Myth creatures in your amazing blog!
    Pure joy! :)) Happy New year to all!
    Our friendly ETSY shops:
    – (Crochet Drawstring Bags)
    – (Art Hanging Mobiles)
    – (Art Dolls and Eco toys)

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