Tag Archives for crochet

I’m just a bit excited

Eek! My work has been published in a very well known South African magazine, Your Family. The July issue has an article on starting your own craft blog and I was interviewed! I must just say a big thank you … Continue reading

13. June 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Upcycled Tin Can

Upcycling has been the ‘it’ word for quite some time now, hasn’t it? I love the idea of turning something old, or something I would usually throw out into something new and functional. The first upcyle project I started was … Continue reading

07. June 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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A Granny Square Sweater

I made a sweater! Yes, a sweater! I’ve only ever made one other article of clothing, a little jacket for Eliana but it’s an entirely different story making a sweater for a ‘big’ person. It was really easy too. I … Continue reading

24. May 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Changing Skeins and Weaving in Ends Simultaneously

Wow! That heading is a bit of a mouthful but I really don’t know how to shorten it and still give you an idea of what this post is about. I don’t know about you but weaving in ends can … Continue reading

30. April 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Granny Rectangle Blanket

I was at my LYS on Monday and a lady needed some help creating a granny rectangle blanket. We, the lady, store owner and I, threw some ideas around but it was a rush and I wasn’t really happy with … Continue reading

24. April 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Tips on Doll Making

So, after introducing you to Eve I was asked by quite a few readers to share the pattern. Unfortunately I did not write down a pattern, for several reasons. I was actually just playing around, trying to design a doll to see … Continue reading

17. April 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Introducing Eve

Meet Eve.   My first proper crochet doll. I have made one other doll but I wasn’t 100% satisfied with her, so I had to try again. Those of you who have been following my work for a while will … Continue reading

05. April 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Ruffles and Sunshine

So I had a little photo shoot with the lacy doily scarf yesterday afternoon and I adore the photos and cannot just pick a few. I hope you like them too. First the stats: Yarn: Vinnis Colours Nikkim 100% cotton DK … Continue reading

16. March 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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Lacy ‘Doily’ Scarf

Some of you may have seen the lacy scarf that I’m busy working on on my Facebook page or my Instagram feed. I basically used a doily pattern and turned it into a scarf. It’s quite an easy trick and … Continue reading

14. March 2013 by Stephanie Davies
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