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.
I’m happy to be part of the Poise campaign to raise awareness about light bladder leakage (LBL) in a fun way – by finding a creative way to upcycle unused period pads with a DIY project. For my project, I’ve taken unused pads, stitched them together and added crochet to create a water-absorbent, protective, cute new iPhone cozy.
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 was just taking a look at my Pinterest board for alternative material crochet – things that have been crocheted with plarn, t-shirt yarn, VHS and other items.
They are upcycled CDs that have colorful crochet mandalas over them and then are hung in strings. By Cristina Vasconcellos
I made these upcycled wristwarmers awhile back using old fishnets and some pink crochet thread. I love the dramatic effect that they offer.
The silent auction was particularly enjoyable … an hour or so spent walking around and looking at the fashions up close. That was followed by a fashion show and live auction of twelve of the pieces. Some crochet highlights: