I love looking at what people are doing in the art world with crochet - taking the craft to its edges by combining it with other mediums, hitting the streets with it, etc. Thought I'd share five of my favorite cutting-edge crochet artists:
Casey places crochet fabric and wire beneath glass and within paper to alter the way the crochet looks. She is inspired by science.
This street artist puts doilies in public urban spaces add a neat soft touch to hard environments.
3. Ivano Vitali
This guy makes his own humongous hooks and needles to crochet and knit newspaper into wearable works of art.
I love the way that Kershaw takes old VHS tape and recycles it into crochet jewelry and sculptures.
This fiber artist has been working for more than thirty years creating cool playground installations - crochet that kids can crawl on!
I profile a different crochet artist each week on Mondays over at Crochet Concupiscence so visit if this is an aspect of crochet that interests you.