I crochet because I need this little illusion of order in the life of mess and entropy. Every time I manage to map an object – let it be giraffes or kittens – and change it into crochet algorithms I feel that I have a bit of the creator’s power over my existence.
(And then my little son comes and throw laundry out of the basket and everything becomes messy again.)
I am not yet skilled enough to make crochet-mapping of really complicated objects, but I love to watch others artists’ attempts.
So now have a look at Yulia Ustinova‘s works and don’t forget to pick your jaws up from the floor before you leave: