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Kitchen Stitching: Pies, Pastries, and Chicken Wings Are Crocheted into Delectable Fiber-Based Cuisine

Healthy fibers meet delicious decadence in Normalynn Ablao’s crocheted provisions. The California-based crafter and pattern maker is cooking up spring rolls, pies, and party-sized platters of chicken wings, crudites, and dip, all made with yarn. Like her pastas, Ablao continues to serve textured designs that mimic their edible counterparts, although she tends to have a …

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A Vibrant Coral Ecosystem of Thousands of Crocheted Sculptures Confronts the Climate Crisis

 Art Craft Science #climate crisis #coral #crochet #fiber art #sculpture May 12, 2022 Grace Ebert Detail of “Baden-Baden Satellite Reef.” All images courtesy of Museum Frieder Burda, shared with permission A new report released this week by an Australian agency says that the 1,400-mile Great Barrier Reef has undergone its sixth mass bleaching. About …

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Knit Coral Suits and Vibrant Marine Creatures Spring From Mulyana’s Whimsical Yarn-Based Ecosystems

 Art Craft #coral #costumes #crochet #installation #knitting #octopus January 26, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Mulyana, courtesy of Sapar Contemporary, shared with permission In Mulyana’s Fragile Ecologies, two figures cloaked in coral and algae tower over beds of fiber-based sea creatures. The Indonesian artist continues his playful and eccentric approach to marine life …

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Fiber-Based Wall Hangings Blend Weaving, Macramé, and Crochet into Striking Bouquets

 Craft #crochet #flowers #leaves #macramé #weaving October 12, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Alyssa Ki, shared with permission Opting for yarn and rovings of raw wool dyed in natural pigments, Korean-American artist Alyssa Ki crafts fiber-based wall hangings reminiscent of bouquets and overgrown patches of wildflowers. The perpetually blooming pieces blend multiple textile …

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A Massive Crocheted Canopy Provides Shade for a Shopping District in Malaga

 Craft Design #crochet #shopping #Spain #textiles August 17, 2021 Christopher Jobson Photos © Alhaurín de la Torre Beating the heat in the town of Alhaurín de la Torre, in Malaga is an art, literally. A massive patchwork of crocheted squares now blankets the main shopping corridor thanks to local crochet teacher Eva Pacheco and …

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