José Visser

Tapestry project 2017 / Special Offer

A few months ago I decided to make 12 new tapestry patterns in 2017. All the patterns are made with the colours of the months in which they are designed  (more or less). Besides the months I let the colours of the colour wheel influence my decisions. Sometimes I added an extra colour as a background. I finished the first pattern a month ago: a Scented …

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is always a little bit special! I want to thank you for following me on Instagram and for all the lovely comments on my work. Only for today you could download my crochetpattern Small Heart for free! From now it’s only available in my Etsy and Ravelry shop. This little heart can be used for a keyring, brooche, a hairclip or with more …

How to make a Round Shape with Tapestry Crochet.

  A Dutch pdf file of this tutorial can be download here; an English pdf file can be download here. If you are aquainted with the basic principals of tapestry crochet, you can also start with a round shape. To get a round shape, you need to increase. To be sure that this round shape will look good, you must increase at equal distances, without …

Tapestry Crochet for Beginners #1 – Crocheting a cushion

  From the moment I discovered the tapestry crochet technique, I’ve always thought of it as a very special way of crocheting. It goes slower, it’s more firm and the most important thing about this technique for me is that you can make graphic and geometric designs with it. By carrying multiple threads/colours you can create designs without cutting and weaving in your ends. With tapestry …

Crochet tip #1: How to keep yarn from tangling in tapestry crochet

When you’re doing tapestry crochet, you most likely work with multiple colours (threads). I’m sure you have encountered the annoying circumstances of your threads tangling. I’ve been thinking about how to prevent this from happening and am glad to have found a solution, which I’m going to explain to you now! 🙂 In the tapestry crochet example below I’m using 3 colours (threads). I give each …

My first international blog post

This is my first international blog post. I’m a little bit nervous about it. It is a new challenge and I’m not such a good writer. But when I want to share my favourite activities and I want to share my ideas and creations I’ll have to. At the moment I really want to be helpful to learn other people how to crochet. Therefor I’m going …