Crochet, Nederlands

Spanish Dancer Shawl – Crochet Pattern

My Spanish Dancer Shawl is now available. This shawl is large enough to make it possible to wear in many different ways, and has a fabulous drape due to the beaded edge. The lace version of the shawl is perfect for warm summer evenings, whereas the thicker double knit version is well suited for winter… Continue reading Spanish Dancer Shawl – Crochet Pattern

Crochet, Free pattern, Nederlands

Lazy Sunday in Whirl

It's Sunday, it's Easter, and it's time for lazy crochet. Remember my Lazy Sunday Stipes Shawl? The perfect free pattern for a lazy crochet project. I have had people asking me if it would work with Scheepjes Whirl. Answer: yes, it does! Resources Add this pattern to your Ravelry library Written pattern in US Terms (on… Continue reading Lazy Sunday in Whirl

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Over the Moon Shawl – Crochet Pattern

Spring is fast approaching and the timing is perfect for a summer shawl. This crescent lace shawl is a beautiful accessory to your favorite dress. The beaded edge gives it beautiful drape and the open structure makes it subtly festive. Resources Pattern: Buy Over the Moon Shawl Pattern on Ravelry Yarn: Scheepjes Cotton 8 and Scheepjes Sunkissed Hook: 3.0mm… Continue reading Over the Moon Shawl – Crochet Pattern

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Sweet Caroline Shawl – Crochet Pattern

I am slowly looking towards spring and have designed an asymmetric triangular shawl with a textured fabric. This shawl is perfect for spring and the long asymmetric triangle makes for endless wearing possibilities. Resources Pattern: Buy Sweet Caroline Pattern on Ravelry Yarn: Scheepjes Whirl Hook: 3.5mm (US E) hook Sweet Caroline Shawl The wrap I have… Continue reading Sweet Caroline Shawl – Crochet Pattern

Crochet, instruction video, Nederlands, Other nutty stuff

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

Crochet, instruction video, Nederlands

Rijnland Wrap – Crochet Pattern

Winter is coming and I have designed a warm winter wrap with a splash of color to brighten up the cold, dark days. The design is inspired by the waves of the river Rijn and the rolling hills of the landscape surrounding it. Resources Pattern: Buy Rijnland Wrap Pattern on Ravelry Yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed… Continue reading Rijnland Wrap – Crochet Pattern

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Butterfly Lace Shawl – Crochet Pattern

Sometimes you come across something and you just fall in love with it. That is what happened when I came across these skeins of Borgo de'Pazzi Lace yarn. I will be honest, they did put me back quite a bit, but it is so worth it. It is 100% fine merino yarn spun super thin… Continue reading Butterfly Lace Shawl – Crochet Pattern

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Confessions of a Pattern Collector

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

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Organize your yarn

Tell me the truth, does this look familiar to you? If you are even just a little like me, you most probably have a bag or a box somewhere in which you have lots and lots of labels with pieces of yarn attached to them. This way you know that in theory you have all… Continue reading Organize your yarn

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Blue Lagoon Cushion

I am proud to present my very first crochet design. I know, it's not revolutionary or ground breaking or anything like that, but I made it up myself and I am very proud of it 😀  I started this project some time ago, but only got round to finishing it recently. I love to share… Continue reading Blue Lagoon Cushion