Category Archives for Tried and Tested

Spring flower cuff

The photo of this stunning flower cuff has been popping up on my Facebook page every time I opened the social media site today. You can find the photo tutorial for it on Lilla Bjorn’s blog. It’s well written, easy … Continue reading

19. March 2015 by Stephanie Davies
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Crochet: the yarn gobbler part 2

Last week I shared my findings about how much yarn is used in knitting versus crocheting by comparing swatches of with simple knit and crochet stitches (single, half double and double crochet). This week I want to complete the investigation … Continue reading

06. November 2014 by Stephanie Davies
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Crochet: the yarn gobbler Part 1

Ever since I started crocheting I have been interested in the fact that crochet used more yarn than knitting. This is fairly simple to explain: crochet is a technique in which the yarn is knotted to create stitches, whereas knitting … Continue reading

29. October 2014 by Stephanie Davies
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The Pax Shawl

If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen the photos of a short row Tunisian scarf I was working on a while ago. I completed it about a month ago already but just never got around to taking … Continue reading

11. November 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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KnitPro Soft Grip Revue

So, most of you know that I’m literally besotted with my KnitPro Symfonie hooks. They are wooden hooks and have a metal end with a screw attachment that turns them into Tunisian hooks when you attach a nylon cable. Nifty, … Continue reading

17. August 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Little Woollie Crochet Star

So, I was looking through my Facebook Crochet List last week and came across a lovely treasure called Little Woollie. The tutorial for Julie’s Crochet Star was shared by one of the crochet pages on my list (unfortunately I can’t remember … Continue reading

30. May 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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