Crochet chickens coming home to roost

Crochet chickens coming home to roost

Awhile ago, I wrote this post about a competition I entered, and won. Someone was watching, and approached me to create a pair of crocheted Converse Chuck Taylor style booties for her child. Of course I made them way too big because he was a baby, and babies love to grow!

Anyway, he has finally grown into them now, and my proverbial crocheted chickens have come home to roost.

I think we can all agree, he looks just adorable in his Chuck Taylor-style shoesies.

Baby booties crocheted Converse chuck taylors


About kellymarietheartist

I am an artist who, up until recently, was living and exhibiting within Toowoomba and the greater Granite Belt district. I have since packed up and left Australia, and am currently living and working in England. My work engages the craft involved in handmaking within a contemporary art context. I am drawn to the physicality of repetitive textile processes, and this is transcribed though the tactile quality of my forms. In particular, processes such as crochet, sewing and rug making serve as a proxy for growth within my personal environment. Many of my works imitate situations in nature, and they form organically as I create each individual piece, each addition both a continuation and re-enforcement of its predecessors. I enjoy using recycled materials for many of my works. Using crochet and other textile techniques to do this is an important part of my work as it celebrates a tradition of craft that has historically been relegated to 'women's work', with all the negative connotations that entails.
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One Response to Crochet chickens coming home to roost

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