Crochet jewellery

Crocheting bangles, tiaras, beads

Being snowed in for the first time in my life gave me a bunch of time to get craft projects done. And it was totally, totally great. All of it, including the weather. I am glad the snow has melted now though. SnowLand is a nice place to visit; but I would not want to live there.

A few months previously I had knocked up a range of amigurumi figures and shapes I loosely refer to as ‘beads’ – fruit, pastry, ice creams, fungi, eyeballs, each under 10cm³ in size. I found some earring-bits while moving and spent the weekend designing some jewellery, adding pom-poms, tassels and other finishing touches.

I made a set of Amanita muscaria earrings with matching necklace.

I also brought out the bracelets, armlets, tiaras and bangles. I have made too much jewellery…not enough bodyparts to wear it all on, not enough space in the studio!

Watermelon earrings up close.

Tropical fruit themed crochet earrings, watermelon

I still have a lot of amigurumi eyeball ‘beads’ available too. Will probably make a necklace out of these, or even a choker. Maybe some red stitching to give the eyeballs a more anatomical look. Love a bit of anatomical crochet…

The devil is in the detail, which is why I spend so much time sewing on wool!


Related; past crochet!

Soft sculptures


Ukulele cover

About kellymarietheartist

Visual artist originally from Australia, travelling the world creating crocheted wearable art and functional textile pieces. Sustainable art and slow fashion made from recycled fabrics, wools and metal. Colourful. Psychedelic. Unique.
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