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Katie Gets a Dress to Match her Cousins – Cute in Lilac

17 Dec

Bonjour, mes amies!

Now it is Katie’s turn to receive another beautiful dress. This dress is based on Odile’s (at Passion Poupees) lovely pattern for the Mini Corollines which combines knitting and crocheting together.



I’m sure that Katie was jealous of Kara and Kimberley’s beautiful frocks and she wanted one too (no doubt my fourth little girl will get one soon too!)


This dress is knitted with size 3.00 mm knitting needles and I used a 3.00 mm hook. The yarn used is James C Brett Supreme Baby 4 ply in shade SY3 (pale lavender). The tiny bit of black contrast is Patons 100% cotton 4 ply in shade 1712 (black).


Each time I have made this dress I have used a different edging, based on one of Odile’s other patterns. Katie’s dress uses an edging adapted from her Viveca en bleu dress.


Here they all are together in their matching dresses.





Passez une excellente journée, à bientôt …

Kimberley in Pink and Purple – With a Loopy Edging

15 Dec

Bonjour, mes amies!

Here is Kimberley in her lovely new dress.


This is a gorgeous pattern by Odile of Passion Poupees which was destined for her Ann Estelle doll. This pattern requires absolutely no adaptation at all to fit my Mini Corollines. I even used the same size crochet hook as Odile – size 3.00 mm.


The yarn used for this lovely wee dress is Patons Diploma Gold 4 ply in shade 4294 (newberry) and shade 4246 (plum). I must admit I loved working with this yarn and if I could find a cheap supplier of it I would probably buy a ball of every shade available. It crochets up beautifully.



I love how Odile keeps coming up with different cute little edgings and frills for her dresses. Her imagination and talent are boundless. Watch this space – I am in the midst of two other outfits by her at the moment.


But this is Kimberley’s moment. Do you like her little winter dress?



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Kimberley Gets a New Dress – and a Matching Hat!

14 Dec

Bonjour, mes amies!

Here is a very cute wee dress and hat with a lovely frilly edge. Naturally it is by Odile of Passion Poupees, and the tutorial was just published a couple of days ago – I couldn’t resist it.



I love Kimberley’s black, black hair and so many colours seem to suit her.


The yarn is Patons Soft Baby Fab 4 ply in shade 189 (sunset print) and I used a size 3.00 mm crochet hook. I added one extra row for length as I tend to crochet tighter than Odile.



Doesn’t Kimberley look adorable in this outfit?



Bonsoir, à bientôt …

She’s Here! – Welcome to Kimberley …

10 Dec

Bonjour, mes amies!

Well, if you were paying attention you may have guessed that there was to be a new arrival very soon chez Elena-Jane.


And here she is. I collected her in Edinburgh today and I tried to get some photos of her in Edinburgh, but the light was in front of us, so they are not very clear … sorry.

Gold Postbox

Edinburgh Castle

Kimberley is Kara’s sister, so I now have two sets of twins.


Kimberley has brown skin and BLACK hair – I love her.



Here is Kimberley wearing the little dress that Kara was so curious about yesterday. I based this on Odile’s pattern at Passion Poupees again, but I made the crochet borders slightly differently.


The yarn I used was James C Brett Supreme Baby 4 ply in shade SY6 (pink) and the black is Patons 100% Cotton 4 ply in shade 1712.


I love making clothes for these Mini Corollines. Thank you to everyone who keeps posting tutorials for clothes for them.


Passez une bonne journée, à bientôt