Bennington project in process

April 4, 2010

bennington Museum Installation: Crocheting components in my studio

Here are some process photos of my installation for the Bennnington Museum. First I calculated the form  that wraps the column as a flat shape and then lay it out, full scale, on my studio floor. Then I begin crocheting, using the “fillet Crochet” technique and varying the size of these crocheted cells  to create a gradiant from light to dark. I started with 20  cells across which correspond to the  20 flutes on the column that this will wrap.

Detail of crocheted gradient

My crochet hook

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