Dora Does

Mindful, happy living through crochet & creativity

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Welcome to Dora Does…

where crochet meets intentional living

A self declared crochet addict, I started my blog, Doralosophy, to share my crochet designs, tutorials, tips and tricks. Very quickly it became more than that, as I started to write pieces about thoughtful living, mental health, personal growth and how crochet has helped with all of the above – Crochet has definitely saved my mind!

It is my goal to share these benefits with you and help you discover how creativity can help build your confidence, reduce stress and improve daily wellbeing.

Click here for all the latest goings on!

Logo of Pink lightbulb made from yarn on yellow circle

Crochet Design

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”

William Morris

I keep this famous quote in mind when designing and I think it sums up my approach quite well!

To put it simply, designing crochet patterns keeps me sane, I would do it all day every day if I could!  

I am full to bursting with ideas and love trying out new techniques and stitch patterns… even when they don’t always turn out the way I plan… 

I particularly love to design modern home decor and clothing. I’m on a personal mission to help people grow their confidence enough to make their own crochet wardrobe so if you’re interested in crocheting garments, you’re in the right place!

My style is simple, colourful, modern and playful. Life is too important a thing to be taken seriously after all!

Dora Does Crochet Design

Doralosophy – The Blog

Noun:  “Dora’s study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, existence, mind, art and crochet.”

Read the blog to find free and paid crochet patterns, tutorials, my creative experiments and thought pieces about life’s important and trivial questions.

It’s an eclectic mix just like me but there’s something for everyone!

I hope you enjoy your time here!

Happy Hooking

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