Johannesburg Lady Makes Gorgeous Clothing Items From Wool, Dreams of Her Brand Becoming Well-Known

Johannesburg Lady Makes Gorgeous Clothing Items From Wool, Dreams of Her Brand Becoming Well-Known

  • An innovative woman who resides in Johannesburg makes beautiful items of clothing from wool
  • The creative lady started her business in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic and hasn’t looked back since
  • Talking to Briefly News, Zimkhitha Nqeto opened up about where she’d like to see her business in the future

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A hard-working lady originally from the Eastern Cape who now resides in Johannesburg is doing the most with her crocheted clothing designs.

A lady in Johannesburg who crochets clothing wants her small business to be well-known
Zimkhitha Nqeto crochets clothing from wool and hopes that her small can become known to more people so that she can expand. Image: Zimkhitha Nqeto/Supplied.
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In conversation with Briefly News, Zimkhitha Nqeto shares that she started her business in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Talented lady in Johannesburg taught herself to crochet

The 28-year-old is incredibly creative and simply honed the skills she had learned in primary school:

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“I started crocheting in 2018 and later started the business in 2020. I'm self-thought. I learnt knitting basics back in primary school and then learnt crocheting by watching YouTube tutorials."

Young lady makes clothes from wool and dreams of growing her business

Zimkhitha wants to make the most of her growing enterprise and tells Briefly News where she would like to see her business in the near future:

“I wish to grow Khitha Crochets to be one of the biggest South African brands and to have my own skills school where I teach other people how to crochet.”

Netizens love woollen items made by Johannesburg woman

The creative woman was lauded in a post shared on LinkedIn, which received a ton of love.

Here are some of the best reactions by netizens:

Gloria Marumo said:

“Wow. Great work, indeed.”

Elsie Pinky Khonny added:

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“Absolutely gifted.”

Julia Maphiri advised:

“Zimkhitha, you are so talented. I can say your target market is ladies. Focus on making beachwear, designer T-shirts and dresses and sell them at the beach. All the best.”

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Kauthar Gool (Women Empowerment Editor) Kauthar Gool has been the Women Empowerment Editor at Briefly News since 2022. She holds a Master of Public Relations and Communication Management from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) (2022) and a Bachelor of Technology in Journalism from CPUT (2019). She has worked at the Fundza Literacy Trust, ITWeb, YOU Magazine, and Cape Argus. She is currently furthering her education in journalism at Stellenbosch University. Reach her at:

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