Stash Busting left-over yarn!

I am sure this sounds familiar to you. You have made the most amazing blanket ever, about 10 times or so because somehow your latest blanket always seems to be the best one yet, but now you have a whole bag full of odd balls in random colors and different quantities. Rest assured, you are… Continue reading Stash Busting left-over yarn!

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video

Button Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

In this post you can find the free crochet pattern for my Button Blanket. To make a Button Blanket of your own, you work 108 squares using a Scheepjes Catona Colour Pack, join them up with the 109th color, and sew 88 wooden buttons on. Easy, right? If not, no worries, I also have a… Continue reading Button Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video, Nederlands

Button Blanket – Gratis Nederlands Haakpatroon

In dit bericht vind je het gratis haakpatroon voor mijn Button Blanket. Om zelf een Button Blanket te maken, haak je 108 vierkantjes met een Scheepjes Catona kleurenpakket, verbindt je ze met de 109e kleur, en naai je 88 houten knopen op de deken. Makkelijk toch? Zo niet, geen zorgen, ik heb ook een (Engelstalige)… Continue reading Button Blanket – Gratis Nederlands Haakpatroon

Crochet, Free pattern

Button Blanket Finished!

With excitement I would like to show you my new blanket, my Button Blanket is all done! I have turned my Scheepjes Catona Cutie Pies into a colorful blanket, decorated with 88 wooden buttons. Yarn for the Button Blanket I made my Button Blanket using a Scheepjes Catona Colour Pack with 109 Cutie Pies, and… Continue reading Button Blanket Finished!

Crochet, Free pattern

Granny Squares for a new blanket

I have been turning my Scheepjes Catona Cutie Pies into granny squares. Last week I told you about the yarn, time to show you what my squares look like. I have been working on these squares since my summer holiday last year. They are perfect project for on the go. I have a small project… Continue reading Granny Squares for a new blanket


Catona Cutie Pie Balls for a new project

Do you remember last year, when I went on holiday in France, that I took a bunch of Scheepjes Catona Cutie Pie balls with me? I believe it has become time to tell you what my plans are for those little balls. What are Cutie Pies? Maybe you haven't heard of the cutie pies yet?… Continue reading Catona Cutie Pie Balls for a new project

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Holiday Goodies from France

I have had a wonderful summer holiday in France! I have only been to Paris before, so our two-week visit to the Vosges was a new experience for me. My husband went to buy fresh croissants every morning from the small bakery down the street, what a treat, and we had many wonderful walks and… Continue reading Holiday Goodies from France

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, Nederlands, Other nutty stuff

Meet The Motif Queen

Sometimes you meet someone and you are just in awe of their work. Do you recognize this feeling? I have this with Rachelle Camora from Cypress Textiles. I call her The Motif Queen because she has such a signature style to her work. Have you seen her creations? I would love to share some of… Continue reading Meet The Motif Queen

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A Lovely Yarn Retreat

At the beginning of March, I had the privileged to attend a yarn retreat hosted by Devon Sun Yarns. During this retreat we learned to dye a skein of yarn, and to dye a color gradient yarn. I have never done something like this before, so for me it was really special. I would like… Continue reading A Lovely Yarn Retreat