Colorful Crochet & Crafts

Author: Marianne Dekkers-Roos

Leaves Punch Needle Cushion

Leaves Punch Needle Cushion

When I scroll through the photos on my phone and computer, I see a pattern in how I work, and it’s a bit of an odd one … I already told you I’m not a monogamous crafter – there are always at least 5 projects… read more

“The Art of Crochet Blankets” – book review & giveaway

“The Art of Crochet Blankets” – book review & giveaway

Oh, you guys! There is such a won-der-ful & inspirational new crochet book on the market! The mere fact that it’s been written by one of the queens of crochet – someone I’ve both admired and learned a ton of crochet techniques from – the… read more

Tunisian Cushion

Tunisian Cushion

Don’t we all feel… well what?… overwhelmed, dissatisfied, guilty even at times with all those “wips” (works in progress) and “ufo’s” (unfinished objects) laying around? I know I do! With all the ideas almost constantly floating around in my brain, plus the wonderful inspiration ‘all… read more

“Jenny’s Flower Granny Square” pattern

“Jenny’s Flower Granny Square” pattern

If you’ve accidentally (or better yet: purposefully, haha) clicked on “shop” in the header of my website/blog, you must have noticed you did not go to “maRRose Colorful Crochet & Crafts” on Etsy, but stayed here on www.marrose-ccc.com… I can totally understand why you would think… read more

A bit of this, and a bit of that…

A bit of this, and a bit of that…

It’s been a little quiet over here, and however contradictory that may seem, this usually means there is lots of stuff going on behind the scenes. Since I’m hoping you’re missing me as much as I’m missing you … I thought I’d quickly pop in… read more

“Crochet A-B-Sea” – book review & giveaway

“Crochet A-B-Sea” – book review & giveaway

This is honestly and by far the most fun project I’ve ever crocheted! I’ve had a big smile on my face while working on it, and even now, typing up this post, I can’t help but grin … I’m sure this is not hard to… read more

Dots & Doily Party

Dots & Doily Party

Last Saturday I went to such a won-der-ful creative party, I just have to share all the positive vibes I’m still experiencing two days later with you here! Are you ready for an avalanche of positiveness on this – in my part of the world… read more

“Delicious Crochet Shawls” – book review and giveaway

“Delicious Crochet Shawls” – book review and giveaway

New crochet books are being published at the speed of light, or so it seems… Even though I’m not much of a ‘material girl’, when it comes to inspiring crafty books (and yarn), I all of a sudden turn into… well, let’s be honest here:… read more

We Are Knitters – “Rosella Clutch” & maRRose “Rosella Flower”

We Are Knitters – “Rosella Clutch” & maRRose “Rosella Flower”

Having worked with “We Are Knitters” before (more info can be found in this blog post), I was very pleased when – right before summer – they asked me to cooperate with them again. Given the ‘summer-break crochet plans’ I had already made, I knew this… read more

“Stippen” – book review & giveaway

“Stippen” – book review & giveaway

Trying my hand at other crafts: I love it, even though I realize it can be highly dangerous… Before you know it, you’re looking at yet another crafty addiction, and I don’t know about you, but time is already a precious commodity here at casa… read more


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