Yesterday I shared an exercise for framing your crochet to create art, as a practice in honoring your own creative self-expression. There are so many different ways to display your crochet, including many different types of frames that you can use. One unique idea that many people have started adopting recently is to use embroidery hoops to frame pieces of crochet and hang them as art. It’s a terrific display idea and one I just had to share more of!
We should all like ourselves and celebrate ourselves in fun ways, and that’s why I love this video.
Take a simple pair of flip flops, which you probably already own, and personalize them with your own crafty sense of style using basic crochet skills. There are several ways to do this. Here are some ideas.
Today is National Watermelon Day so I thought I’d share a quick roundup of crochet watermelon for inspiration.
I am enjoying a lot of inspiring ideas from the book Make Your Own Ideabook with Arne & Carlos: Create Handmade Art Journals and Bound Keepsakes to Store Inspiration and Memories. The book isn’t really about crochet, although it mentions crochet and knitting, but it can be a great tool for people who crochet and just looking through is giving me even more ideas about my own crochet art journalling.
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.
There are so many different items that you can use to crochet other than the traditional yarn and thread. Alternative material crochet includes crocheting with plastic bag yarn, t-shirt yarn, jute twine and more. Here are 19 terrific crochet projects that showcase the beauty and versatility of alternative material crochet.