Crochet

Small yarn balls for a large project

Look at these super cute little balls of yarn! Aren't they the sweetest things? But don't underestimate these little balls, I have big plans for them. A few years ago I made my stripey pouf using scrap yarn, and since then it is being used intensively in my house. My sons use it for everything from a… Continue reading Small yarn balls for a large project

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Visit to Leiden

Every year, my husband and I try to get away for a few days, just to remember what life was like before we got all grown up. Those days when we didn't have kids, or a mortgage, or responsibilities, or problems, or any of those things grownups seem to have a lot of. In the… Continue reading Visit to Leiden

Crochet, Knit

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

Knit

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

Crochet, Other nutty stuff

My Tribe Swatched

A few months ago I showed you my very own yarn, my Scheepjes It's all in a nutshell Our Tribe yarn. Many of you were enthusiastic about the new yarn, but rightly so, many of you wanted to know what my yarn looks like worked up. When designing my yarn I wanted colors that would… Continue reading My Tribe Swatched

Crochet, Free pattern

Whirl, Whirl, Whirl!

A few months ago I showed you my first project using Whirl, my Endless Love Skinny Scarf. I really liked working with the yarn and I wanted to make a few more things using this versatile yarn.  You know that feeling, wanting to start a new project? That is the feeling I had with this… Continue reading Whirl, Whirl, Whirl!

Crochet

A Woolly complement to Whirl

Maybe you LOVE the Scheepjes Whirl yarn cakes, but you are not a fan of acrylic fiber and adore natural fibers such as wool and cotton. Then you most likely let the Whirl cakes pass you by. But not any longer! Now there is the Woolly Whirl range; Whirls with an all natural fiber content.… Continue reading A Woolly complement to Whirl

Crochet, Free pattern, instruction video

C2C Temperature Blanket Make Along 2018

Every year I see people making a temperature blanket, and I always think, wow, what a commitment. I could never do that because the projects I work on are usually 10 to 15 weeks, max. And yet I am intrigued by letting something as unpredictable as the weather determine what a blanket looks like.  I… Continue reading C2C Temperature Blanket Make Along 2018

Crochet, Other nutty stuff

Crochet Christmas Gift Guide

Do you sometimes wonder what you should give your crochet friend who seems to have everything already? With my crochet gift guide I hope to help you choose the perfect gift. Luxury Yarn High quality, luxury yarns is a gift that keeps on giving. It's the moment you give the yarn, the time someone spends… Continue reading Crochet Christmas Gift Guide

Crochet

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