- Biesbosch Blanket on Ravelry
- Biesbosch Blanket pattern on my blog
- Biesbosch Blanket patten in It’s all in a Nutshell SHOP
- NEDERLANDSTALIG geschreven patroon
I few weeks ago I turned over the box containing all my Scheepjes Stone Washed XL and River Washed XL yarns to make the squishy yarn into something beautiful. I have used mostly the pinks, reds, oranges and green shades because I felt they work really well together. But if I am very honest, I don’t think there is a combination of colors in this particular yarn that doesn’t work together.
I visited Dordrecht last week with my husband and I took the blanket with me to take some pretty pictures in a place that is not my home. Dordrecht is an old city in The Netherlands, dating back more than 1000 years. It’s rich in arts and crafts, and I really enjoyed visiting the museums and many quaint little shops and galleries. I bought so many goodies, it’s hard to choose what I like most. I bought a handmade shawl made by a very talented weaver, a 75+ yo lady who is still practicing her craft, giving workshops and working in her shop. I really want to be like her one day! I also bought a handmade cappuccino cup for my home-made lactose free cappuccinos because it appears I am lactose intolerant (really explains the tummy aces I have been having for the past 40 years), and I had to buy a snow globe for my collection off course. No trip is ever complete without one!
We also visited the Biesbosch, a very unique nature reserve in The Netherlands. This wetland is home to many birds, beavers and many other large and small wildlife. We caught a glimpse of a white heron, so special! My visit to the Biesbosch made me decide to name my blanket after this special area.
I am getting through my to-do list, getting the pattern ready for publishing and enjoying a glass of wine from a bottle I was able to buy with a donation I received, (thank you so much ❤ ). Next week I will publish the free written pattern in English and Dutch, and a free video tutorial in English.