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Holiday Goodies from France

I have had a wonderful summer holiday in France! I have only been to Paris before, so our two-week visit to the Vosges was a new experience for me. My husband went to buy fresh croissants every morning from the small bakery down the street, what a treat, and we had many wonderful walks and… Continue reading Holiday Goodies from France

Crochet, instruction video

Prism Blanket Video Tutorial

I am on my summer break, maybe you are too? If so, then you might just have time for the new Prism Blanket Make-ALong by Susan from Felted Button. The MAL starts today, and I have a video tutorial showing you how to do the difficult bits in the pattern. Under Resources you find everything… Continue reading Prism Blanket Video Tutorial

Crochet, instruction video

Announcement: Prism Blanket MAL

Sometimes plans change. I was planning on taking a break from my blog and YouTube channel till September, but Susan from Felted Button is having a Make-ALong for her lovely Prism blanket, and it just so happens that I have a video tutorial for that blanket. Susan and I started on this project some time… Continue reading Announcement: Prism Blanket MAL

Crochet, Knit, Other nutty stuff

Holiday Crochet Plans

The school year is coming to a close, which always seems to result in a last minute sprint to get everything done before the holiday. My eldest son is finishing primary school, which means we are moving into a new phase; a son in high school. But before we jump into that new adventure, it's… Continue reading Holiday Crochet Plans

Free pattern, instruction video, Knit

Simple toe-up socks that fit!

If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that I am learning how to knit, and particularly learning how to knit socks. I can knit socks, and now I can actually knit socks that fit! I am so chuffed with myself, I can't suppress smiling. I have had quite some… Continue reading Simple toe-up socks that fit!

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video

Summer Diamond Shawl – Free Crochet Pattern

I would like to show you a summer version of my Diamond Shawl, along with the free crochet pattern and video tutorial to make it. The original one is very much a winter shawl because of the Mohair yarn used together with a Scheepjes Whirl cake to make a warm wrap. This summer version of… Continue reading Summer Diamond Shawl – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet, instruction video, Nederlands

Ubuntu CAL – Video Tutorials

In this post you find the information you need to make an Ubuntu blanket. Ubuntu is the Scheepjes CAL 2018, and is designed by Dedri Uys from Look At What I Made. Ubuntu blanket is a hexagonal blanket, made with six diamond motifs and a detailed border. In this post, under Resources and Yarn Kits,… Continue reading Ubuntu CAL – Video Tutorials

Crochet, Nederlands, Other nutty stuff

Meet The Motif Queen

Sometimes you meet someone and you are just in awe of their work. Do you recognize this feeling? I have this with Rachelle Camora from Cypress Textiles. I call her The Motif Queen because she has such a signature style to her work. Have you seen her creations? I would love to share some of… Continue reading Meet The Motif Queen

Knit

Socks that don’t fit

I consider myself a reasonably good crocheter, but I can't say the same for my knitting skills. I can do knit stitches, and I can do purl stitches, and I guess that means I can knit, but somehow I am having trouble knitting socks that fit! Let me show you some of my struggles. Too… Continue reading Socks that don’t fit

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video, Nederlands

Spoke Wheel Coaster – Free Crochet Pattern

Trinity Mandalas used many colors, which means that you have many leftovers. With this Spoke Wheel Coaster pattern, you can use all your leftover yarn to make a set of coasters. The free pattern uses a 19cm/7" cork inner for stability, but it is also very possible to use some cardboard or even make the… Continue reading Spoke Wheel Coaster – Free Crochet Pattern