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Crocheted Penne, Ravioli, and Spaghetti Recreate Pasta as Fiber-Rich Renditions

August 23, 2021

Grace Ebert

[…] designs have a compelling resemblance to their edible counterparts. Ablao shares an extensive archive of patterns for baked goods, snacks, and other fare on her site and Etsy. You also might enjoy similar fiber-based food by Lucy Sparrow, Kate Jenkins, and Trevor Smith.   https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-1.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-2.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-3.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-4.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-5.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-6.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/food-7.jpg

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Lucy Sparrow Opens The Bourdon Street Chemist, a Fully Stocked Felt Pharmacy

December 9, 2020

Grace Ebert

All images courtesy of Lyndsey Ingram, shared with permission Although Lucy Sparrow is adept at treating scrapes and bouts of indigestion, her medical specialty lies in helping folks suffering from heart disease, IBS, and various illnesses caused by fiber deficiencies. The U.K.-based artist set up shop with The Bourdon Street […]

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Art Craft Food

Decadent Baked Goods Replicated in Crocheted Wool by Kate Jenkins

October 11, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

[…] the fashion world. Keep up with Jenkins’s freshest bakes on Instagram, and purchase artwork in her online store. For those in NYC who love textile-based delectables, we also recommend Lucy Sparrow’s felt food “deli” pop-up at Rockefeller Center, open through October 20, 2019. https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-3.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-7.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-1.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-8.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-9.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-2.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-5.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/kate-jenkins-4.jpg

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Craft Food

Crocheted Hams and Hairdryers by Trevor Smith Evoke Memories of Mid-Century Domesticity

August 9, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

[…] years. His crocheted artwork is available through Michael Reid gallery, and Smith shares updates on Facebook. If you enjoy the artist’s work, also check out Lucy Sparrow and Kate Jenkins for more fiber interpretations of food. (via The Design Files)         https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/trevor-smith-brightened.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/trevor-smith-5.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/trevor-smith-10.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/trevor-smith-6.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/trevor-smith-13.jpg https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/trevor-smith-3.jpg […]

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Craft Food

Crocheted Seafood and Knitted Loaves Top the Menu of Kate Jenkins’s Food-Focused Exhibitions

January 28, 2019

Kate Sierzputowski

[…] London, Paris, and New York, and incorporate localized treats for each destination. If you like Jenkins’s immersive knitting and crocheting experiences you might also like Lucy Sparrow’s felted corner stores and bodegas which have popped up in both London and New York. You can see more of Jenkins’s crocheted treats […]

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Art Craft

Lucy Sparrow’s ’80s Style Supermarket Offers 31,000 Handmade Felt Items

August 8, 2018

Sasha Bogojev

All images by Michael Anthony Hernandez After setting up shop in a London corner store and NYC-style bodega, Lucy Sparrow (previously) has grown her unusual art showing/selling technique into a full-blown ’80s-style supermarket. Taking up 2,800 square feet of the Standard Hotel in Downtown LA, the British artist’s fifth large-scale installation […]

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