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Crocheted Toasts, Ramen, and Turkey Dinners Are Prepared with Rich Fibers by Maria Skog

January 11, 2023

Grace Ebert

A photo of crocheted toasts

All images © Maria Skog, shared with permission

Maria Skog guarantees her orange slices, turkey, and eggs won’t spoil. She crochets fiber-based creations with preservation in mind, ensuring that every berry and bagel stays as fresh as the day they were made.

Based in  Närpes, Finland, Skog began crafting the fare for her two daughters about 12 years ago when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The practice was meditative and calming. “If I wouldn’t survive, I wanted the girls to have living memories of me, and I thought that they would remember us playing together with the food I crocheted myself,” she says.

Skog sells her toasts and other treats, along with patterns for each piece, which you can find more about on Instagram.

 

A photo of crocheted produce

A photo of a crocheted turkey

A photo of crocheted berries

Four photos of crocheted food

A photo of a crocheted bagel with lox

A photo of crocheted bagels

 

 

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