Crocheted jellyfish

Under the sea amigurumi

Trying out a few different patches and mobile pieces which led me to a bit of underwater themed crochet.

Two dimensional and three dimensional jellyfish!

I used pastel colours on the flat for the body and a complimentary blue wool for the free hanging tentacles.

This one is for sale through the Depop shop @kellymarietheartist.

Also combined two interests to create a jelleyefish…

And I messed around with some UV reactive wool and LEDs to create phosphorescent sea creatures.


Anthropomorphic crochet

Mycological crochet

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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