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Vooruitblikken op de Knit&Knot beurs

Bijna is het weer zover! Aanstaande donderdag t/m zaterdag (4, 5 en 6 april 2019) vindt in Tilburg opnieuw de Knit&Knot beurs plaats. Dit jaar met een extra thema: Cultuur & Creativiteit. Ook deze keer kun je mij weer vinden op de Knit&Knot beurs met een stand vol handgeverfde garens, haakpatronen en natuurlijk workshops. Ik heb deze editie een aantal nieuwe kwaliteit handgeverfde garens bij …

Craft Night

Vind jij het leuk om samen met anderen te breien en te haken of wellicht te borduren? Breng dan je brei- en of haaknaalden en eventueel garens mee. Vanaf donderdag 13 september 2018 wil ik een maandelijkse “Craft Night” starten in Haaren (Nbr.) bij mij in de serre. Ik kan je helpen wanneer je vragen hebt, maar het doel is vooral elkaar inspireren en ervaringen uitwisselen. Koffie, thee …

Mandala wallhanging / Wandobject van Mandala’s

Last month we have finished painting our walls in the livingroom. Now it’s time to decorate. For a long time I had the wish to make a big wallhanging from mandala’s. Vorige maand hebben wij de muren in onze woonkamer geschilderd. Nu is het tijd om te decoreren. Ik heb al heel lang de wens om een heel groot wandobject te maken van mandala’s. The …

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 …

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 …