Knitted or crocheted wall decorations are one of modern interior design trends that add unique texture and softness of yarn, bringing the warmth of skilled hands, color, impressive designs and artistic personality into modern interiors.
Portland artist Jo Hamilton creates portraits of people and pets, making amazing artworks that are exclusive, unusual and amazing wall decorations and gifts.
Jo Hamilton designs Crochet Portraits that are really interesting and truly unique. The artist decided to not over finish some of works and left them without a background and with the yarn hanging down. It looks like paint drips and adds another dimension and charm to the stunning works.
Crochet artworks and unique wall decorations
Crochet artworks description by the artist
In my work I use a traditional basic crochet technique taught to me at an early age by my gran. I work one knot at a time, from the inside out, row by row.
For example, in making the portraits I always begin in the middle with the eyes and work out from there until the piece is completed.
I work directly from photographs, using no sketches, graphs or computer imaging. each piece is instinctively composed, handmade, labour-intensive. nothing is planned ahead. I make it up as I go along. I spend a lot of time simply looking, unraveling, and reworking until I get it right, says artist Jo Hamilton.
by Ena Russ
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