Crochet, Free pattern

#C2CMAL2018 August WIP

August..... what shall we say about August? It started just as insane as July ended, with record breaking maximum temperatures, but luckily August has also brought us rain. Wonderful, earth drenching, rain. With the rain, the heat wave we had been having for more than a month came to an end. Since then life has… Continue reading #C2CMAL2018 August WIP

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Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 5

I started work again last week, loads of new students in my class rooms with fresh energy for the new year. The start of a new year is always exciting and stressful at the same time. Between all the busyness I luckily still got round to preparing my post for you. Today we are on… Continue reading Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 5

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Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorials Part 4

My summer break is on its last legs, next week it's back to work for me and time to pick up my day job again. But not before I release another video for Stitch Story crochet along designed by Heather Gibbs as part of my night job.  Sometimes I feel like a totally split personality walking… Continue reading Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorials Part 4

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video

#C2CMAL2018 July WIP

It is getting a bit monotonous, I know, but the temperatures in my city are insanely high and have been relentless for the last month now. We are in an official heat wave that has started on July 12th, and is still going strong. Looks like we might be heading for some lower temperatures in… Continue reading #C2CMAL2018 July WIP

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Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 3

It's summer holiday here and the weather is crazy hot. Luckily Stitch Story crochet along has small squares because a large and heavy afghan would not work for me right now. Way too hot! Time for part 3 in which we make squares with textured diamond popcorns. Stitch Story is designed by Heather Gibbs from Keep Calm… Continue reading Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 3

Crochet, instruction video, Nederlands

Announcement: Ubuntu Scheepjes CAL 2018

It is time to announce the start of a FABULOUS new crochet along: Ubuntu. Ubuntu is the new Scheepjes CAL and is designed by my dear friend Dedri Uys from Look At What I Made. Dedri has designed a fabulous blanket and I am going to help with the tricky bits by making English and Dutch… Continue reading Announcement: Ubuntu Scheepjes CAL 2018

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Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 2

Many of you have started with Stitch Story crochet along, and if you haven't you still have loads of time to join in. Today we make part 2 which is a moss stitch square. The textured square is delicate and gives our blanket a subtle texture. Stitch Story is designed by Heather Gibbs from Keep Calm… Continue reading Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 2

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Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 1

The time has come to start Stitch Story crochet along, a relaxing project in which a new square is released every two weeks. In part 1 we are making a relatively simple square which will be used as our gauge square to match all other squares to. Stitch Story is designed by Heather Gibbs from… Continue reading Stitch Story CAL Video Tutorial Part 1

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video

#C2CMAL2018 June WIP

The weather is crazy over here! June has been very hot and incredibly dry. We have hardly had any rain, and considering that The Netherlands is a country known for its water management because we have so much of it, the lack of rain is highly unusual. I read somewhere that June 2018 has been… Continue reading #C2CMAL2018 June WIP