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
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
I have gone down the rabbit hole..... I know I shouldn't but here I am. I have subscribed to a Devon Sun Yarns monthly yarn box. The rabbit hole is a beautiful place...... The past year or so I have been looking for a yarn box and although there are many out there they just… Continue reading Yarn surprise
What can I say? I'm a collector. Don't worry, I'm not a hoarder, my house does not look like something exploded in it; I am actually a very organized person. But one thing that I do love to collect is crochet magazines, books and patterns. There is no way I will ever be able to… Continue reading Confessions of a Pattern Collector
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 😀 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
If you have watched any of my videos you will know that I never wear nail polish. There are actually a few reasons for this. I don't always record the different parts of a video in chronological order. This means that if I have nail polish on one set of shots and not on others… Continue reading Why I am painting my nails
I had the most encouraging encounter not too long ago. I met a lovely lady that is spreading love by handing out hearts. ❤ And I got one too! Anneke from Hartedeeltjes has made it her mission in life to make a difference with something small. She makes small cards with a little crochet heart… Continue reading Sharing hearts!
This week is an easy week for me, no new blog post to write for Nuts about Squares CAL, and at the same time that feels rather empty. I though I would share some behind the scene's photo's with you. For those of you that have been following along with the videos for Nuts about… Continue reading Nuts about Squares CAL – The making of the videos
Have you seen the latest edition of YARN magazine!? I got all excited when I saw the photo's and fabulous projects in Yarn 3, the Tropical edition. It's bright and happy and summer and everything you need for many fabulous crochet hours. But actually, not only crochet hours, there is plenty for good reading such as… Continue reading Crochet cactus plants and other strange things…
When I heard that Dedri was publishing her fabulous Sophie's Universe as a book, my mind went to The Lord of the Rings were one purpose brought Elves, Dwarfs, Men and Hobbits together and united them despite their differences. Somehow Sophie's Universe has done the same. I wouldn't be surprised if more than a million… Continue reading Sophie’s Universe: THE BOOK!