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Stephanie

About Stephanie

Hello everyone. I’m Stephanie and I’m so happy to be the Yarn and Needlework contributor for Think Crafts. A friend taught me to crochet back in 2000 and I’ve been hooked on textile crafts every since. Knitting soon followed, then spinning, needle felting and sewing joined the team. I love making my own clothes and home accessories. Creating fun monsters out of sparkly yarn is my current obsession. I blog about my crafty creations at Twilly 23.

Ear Savers

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Wearing masks can help keep us healthy but can also wear on our tender ears. If you find yourself cringing every time you slip on a mask to go to the grocery store, make up some ear savers. This pattern crochets up fast and easily attaches to the elastic straps on your masks. After sewing a fabric mask, crochet up an ear saver strip and slip it on. With the pressure gone, your ears will thank you.

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Game Board Bag

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Have an old board game that is missing some pieces? Don’t throw it away-it’s full of crafting supplies! With a power drill and crochet hook, your old board game can be turned into a clever bag. Make one out of your favorite game for a clever accessory. Or make a friend’s favorite game into a bag to give a personalized gift. I’m using mine to store some of my favorite games.

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Face Masks

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Face masks are in high demand and supplies are low. This pattern creates a homemade mask that is based on the disposable surgical mask. The CDC recommends a N95 filtration mask to fight the coronavirus. These masks are NOT a substitute for those masks. However, since supplies are low, homemade masks are being used for personal protective equipment. Additionally, if you need to go outside, wearing your own mask will remind you not to touch your face. Made of 100% cotton, these masks can be thrown into the washing machine to re-sterilize.

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Baby Blanket

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

It’s springtime and flowers are starting to bloom. Many of my friends are as well. The soonest baby is due to arrive in May so I’ve started stockpiling baby gifts. Handmade baby items make thoughtful gifts while also developing your crafting skills.

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