Crochetdermy by Shauna Richardson

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By Black Bear-White Bear in New Art on Friday 4 November 2011

If ever there was an underrated craft, it was crochet. Most of us would associate it with grandmas and dated décor, but there are a few artists willing to elevate it into something much more interesting. Shauna Richardson’s Crochetdermy combines crochet with taxidermy to make life-sized crocheted animals. Recently Richardson has taken her craft to its limits in a two year project to make three gigantic lions for the 2012 London Olympics.

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Crocheted Benders

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Friday 2 September 2011

These Crocheted Benders over at Mostly Nerdy Crochet are pretty amazing. They were commissioned, so if you want one, you’ll have to have her make another one for you.

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