Archive for the 'Crochet' Category

• My new favourite scarf


Ever since I saw Nina (Ninainvorm) wearing this scarf made by Ingrid (wood & wool stool), I was in love….. with the scarf. So when I got this amazing birthday present from M last December, the full color range of Rowan Belle organic DK by Amy Butler, I knew I wanted to make that scarf […]

10 Comments October 9th, 2011

• Queen Anne’s lace scarf


I made this scarf as a birthday present for my best friend. I wanted to make something that she could use just by herself, a piece of me she can keep close to remind her that I love her and appreciate her very much. I used two colors of Rowan Handknit cotton DK, 334 Delphinium […]

7 Comments February 6th, 2011

• Hanging Christmas wreath with lights


I’m so happy with my Christmas wreath hanging in our kitchen. I bought a faux wreath, lights and 3 bags of HEMA pompoms. I crocheted five pointy stars and luckily M helped to connect it all to the light point. It’s so great, you can now switch the lights on and off with the light […]

5 Comments December 10th, 2010

• Little hearts garland


Inspired by the hearts garland Ingrid Jansen (Wood & wool stool) designed for 101 Woonideeën. I made this version with slightly smaller hearts. I used Rowan Handknit DK cotton yarn and a 4 mm crochet hook. I have chosen wintery colors, so they will match with the christmas decorations as well. I wanted to try […]

6 Comments December 6th, 2010

• Sailing the ‘Stad Amsterdam’


Last two weeks I have been sailing on the clipper ‘Stad Amsterdam’. Together with my dad and sister we embarked in Lisbon, sailed to Tenerife and from there to La Palma, la Gomera and back to Tenerife again. It was great! When you are at sea, you are disconnected from everything at home, also literally: […]

10 Comments December 3rd, 2010

• Crochet potholders


To liven up the studio/atelier I want to make a whole bunch of crochet potholders in bright colors. I googled for patterns, and found one for a vintage rose potholder. As you can see in the upper right picture it’s a quite nice pattern. But I couldn’t manage to get it look like the picture….. […]

7 Comments September 15th, 2010

• Crocheted scarf WIP


The white version is made by Kedama, the blue version is made by Ishi A while ago I discovered Ravelry. A lovely lady in my local yarn store asked if I was on Ravelry. When I looked at her with questioning eyes she explained what is was all about, and the same afternoon I was […]

12 Comments August 12th, 2010

• Crocheted mini pouch


This is a little pouch that can be finished in no time. I just used single crochet and you don’t need a sewing machine, because it is small all sewing can be done by hand. You could use it to hold your money when you go out without your jacket or purse. It easily fits […]

2 Comments July 31st, 2010

• The grey variant, just for myself :-)


What a busy week it was. I finally finished my book projects, I mailed them yesterday. I posted the magazines for the give away, sorry Tuija for the delay. On Wednesday I took care of my both nephews of 1 and 5 year old. It was really fun, I had to take the oldest one […]

2 Comments June 27th, 2010

• Towel with crochet edging


This weekend we spend some relaxing time on Texel. The weather is not summery, so enough time for crochet! Today I went window shopping and was inspired by a towel from Rice, see left picture above. I took a guest towel and altered Lucy’s Granny Wheel Square a bit. It’s not finished yet, I have […]

4 Comments June 18th, 2010

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