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When it rains

I was on my afternoon school run when the rain came. It's a short 20 minute cycle from my home to school and I do these uneventful trips almost on a daily basis. On the return trip it's a nonstop chatter as my boys recall the hours we have been apart. Sometimes my boys race… Continue reading When it rains

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Hand made wooden crochet hooks

Remember a few weeks ago I showed you my new crochet stationery? Today I would like to show you my new hand-made-to-my-specifications crochet hooks. These hooks are made by Henk from Houten Haaknaalden, a Dutch gentleman who runs a small business making wooden crochet hooks, and like I said before, when you support a small… Continue reading Hand made wooden crochet hooks

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Crochet Christmas Gift Guide

Do you sometimes wonder what you should give your crochet friend who seems to have everything already? With my crochet gift guide I hope to help you choose the perfect gift. Luxury Yarn High quality, luxury yarns is a gift that keeps on giving. It's the moment you give the yarn, the time someone spends… Continue reading Crochet Christmas Gift Guide

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Sweet Dreams Baby Blanket giveaway winners

Last week I announced a giveaway because I released a new pattern, because it's almost Christmas, because I have a new Facebook group, and just because I love crochet so much! To stand a chance to win the giveaway you had to join my new Facebook Group "It's all in a Nutshell Crochet Nuts"ย and I… Continue reading Sweet Dreams Baby Blanket giveaway winners

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Artist’s Dress Guard in YARN Dutch Masters Book-a-zine

As you may or may not know, I'm Dutch and I live in The Netherlands. If you have ever been to The Netherlands there are a few things you will notice that the Dutch do different to other people in the world. One thing we do different is that the bicycle is our main mode… Continue reading Artist’s Dress Guard in YARN Dutch Masters Book-a-zine

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Romans, Religion, Riesling and yarn in Trier

A few weeks ago I spend 4 lovely days in Trier, Germany with the love of my life, my husband of 13 years. Trier is a great city full of ancient history dating back to before Christ, and at the same time modern facilities and a vibrant city center. I LOVED the city and I… Continue reading Romans, Religion, Riesling and yarn in Trier

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Over the Moon Shawl in Simply Crochet

It's official! I am now a published crochet author. Actually, I already was a published author, but that is in a totally different field, so it doesn't count ๐Ÿ˜€ I know it sounds weird, but this publication in Simply Crochet is possibly the publication I am most proud of. I am proud of the fact… Continue reading Over the Moon Shawl in Simply Crochet