Stash busting continues with HUGE Bavarian squares

My stash of odd balls, random colors and varying amounts of yarn is actually coming together! All those random balls of yarn have magically turned into squares. Well, not completely magically... I made about two of these squares using a bavarian stitch pattern, and then my time was asked by other projects. Luckily I have… Continue reading Stash busting continues with HUGE Bavarian squares

Crochet, Free pattern, Nederlands

Faded Fantasy Temperature Blanket 2020 Update #1

How are you all hanging on? Live is crazy right now, isn't it? On the one hand my life is on pause with the lock-down we have in the Netherlands, and on the other hand I am extremely busy home schooling my children while coordinating my university bachelor program's new online teaching activities from home.… Continue reading Faded Fantasy Temperature Blanket 2020 Update #1

Crochet, Knit, Other nutty stuff

Holiday Crochet Plans

The school year is coming to a close, which always seems to result in a last minute sprint to get everything done before the holiday. My eldest son is finishing primary school, which means we are moving into a new phase; a son in high school. But before we jump into that new adventure, it's… Continue reading Holiday Crochet Plans

Crochet, Free pattern, Nederlands

Bohemian Temperature Wrap February Update

February has been completely NOT what I expected it to be. It was warm, and looked more like summer than winter. Time for an update on my Bohemian Temperature Wrap. If you would like to join in and make a temperature wrap, you are definitely still on time. All info for making a wrap is… Continue reading Bohemian Temperature Wrap February Update


A Pouf in Progress

It takes some time, and at times it's one step forward and two steps back, but I am making progress with my pouf. Last week I showed you the cute little Scheepjes Cahlista balls which are part of the Cahlista Colour Pack. I am turning these little balls into a pouf, my Pouf of Many… Continue reading A Pouf in Progress

Crochet, Free pattern, Nederlands

Bohemian Temperature Wrap January Update

The first month of 2019 has come and gone; time for an update on how my Bohemian Temperature Wrap is coming along. Resources Add this project to your Ravelry Library Bohemian Temperature Wrap Pattern US Bohemian Temperature Wrap Patroon Nederlands Yarn used is Scheepjes Cotton 8 in combination with a 3.0mm (US D/3) hook Share your work… Continue reading Bohemian Temperature Wrap January Update


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

Crochet, Free pattern

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


My Tribe, Our Yarn

There are times when you feel like a princess, and this is one of those times. I have my very own yarn! Yes, you read that right, I have my very own yarn. I feel like a princess that has a rose named after her, that's how special it feels. Let me tell you all about… Continue reading My Tribe, Our Yarn


From Whirl to WIP

Last week I told you that I fell for the attraction of Scheepjes Whirl; how is a yarn addict like me supposed to resist this anyway! 😀 I would like to show you what I am making with my Raspberry Rocky Roads yarn. I am making a long, luscious and luxurious skinny scarf. Scheepjes Whirl Yarn The yarn that… Continue reading From Whirl to WIP