Sunday, December 4, 2011

And now for something completely crafty... Crocheted Lace Panels

Still trying to catch up on blog posts about some of the stuff I made this year, so I'll keep the text short and sweet.

These are some WIP's, crocheted lace panels I started making last winter. They are extremely hard to photo for some reason, I'm not that happy with the pics, but you get the idea. They are made using traditional Irish crochet lace techniques, but made from recycled plastic bin bags. I made 2 panels using scrolls, one of my favourite motifs, but I didn't think they came out great, there is almost too much detail in it. (And the scrolls take forever...).

The 2nd panel, of flowers and leaves came out much better, especially with more open background. This panel is approx 150cm x 50cm. Its a bit worse for ware, as its been on display at 2 festivals and a disco. I hope to experiment a bit more with these, the original plan was to make something big, but lets see if I ever get that together...


CrochetBlogger said...

Love what you're doing with crocheted lace!

Stitchlily said...

thanks! I just wanted to make something big, with lace, and for it to not take a lifetime