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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

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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

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YARN5 Woman

Our world is full of strong women and I am sure that you can name a few in your immediate circle. However, today I want to challenge you to see the strength in you. Many times we mistake strength for arrogance. No! Knowing what you are good at and living your gift is not being… Continue reading YARN5 Woman

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Knitted Shawl of Secrets

I can knit! Totally! My KNITTED Shawl of Secrets is all done, and it is totally stunning, even if I say so myself. Knitting is not as hard as it looks, if I can do it, you can do it. Resources Shawl of Secrets Pattern - English Print, Dutch Print (Nederlands),  Digital download on Ravelry… Continue reading Knitted Shawl of Secrets

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My knitting adventure

Wow, what a response I got from my first post in which I told you I was going to learn to knit. You gave me so much encouragement, I felt so special. You were giving me tips to help me get started and you shared your experiences with learning to knit. I'm sure you want… Continue reading My knitting adventure

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Something totally different

Sometimes I need a challenge, something totally new that I have not done before and that I see others doing and I want to be able to do to.  It has happened again, I am seeing such lovely knitted creations all over my Instagram, and I can't knit! Time to change all of that. I… Continue reading Something totally different

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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

Crochet, Free pattern

Diamond Shawl – Free Crochet Pattern

In this post you find the free pattern from my Diamond Shawl. The wrap shown here uses Blackcurrant Squeeze Me Scheepjes Whirl with Scheepjes Mohair Rhythm Hip Hop, but you can make this wrap in any Whirl shade you like and with or without the mohair yarn. Resources Add this pattern to your Ravelry Library Use… Continue reading Diamond Shawl – Free Crochet Pattern

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Diamond Shawl finished!

Last week I showed you my progress for my Diamond Shawl, and I think you can guess what I want to show you now. Indeed, I have completed my shawl and am all chuffed to show you! My shawl is actually more of a wrap and is totally winter warm due to the luscious mohair… Continue reading Diamond Shawl finished!

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A Diamond Shawl in Progress

Last week I showed you my yarn for a new project, and it is coming along nicely. Time to show you a few photo's. I have decided to name this my "Diamond Shawl" because of the diamond shaped repeat pattern. You can't see it that well yet but when I open up the stitches during… Continue reading A Diamond Shawl in Progress