Crochet to Look Like Bacteria Growth in Elin Thomas’s Fiber Art Petri Dishes

Elin Thomas is a fiber artist who builds her science experiments using a felted wool base, and then carefully crafts individual growths using crochet and embroidery techniques. The end results are both striking and unique: petri dishes that look like they are filled with festering mould.

Elin is based in the UK and Wales, but you can buy her work online on her website and Etsy store.


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