Colorful Crochet & Crafts

Author: Marianne Dekkers-Roos

Wolplein WWF Joly bag & turtle Joly

Wolplein WWF Joly bag & turtle Joly

When Wolplein contacted me to see whether I would be interested to join their quest to raise awareness to de-plastify the world, I didn’t need any time to think about that. Of course I would! This day and age I think we are all aware… read more

Jade’s Mandala Project

Jade’s Mandala Project

One of the (many) things that are going on behind maRRose’s scenes, is the process of decluttering. As it turns out, I’ve crocheted a lot over the past couple of years, and I mean: a LOT!Of course the plan is to list most of these… read more

Happy Handmade Living and giveaway

Happy Handmade Living and giveaway

Are you bored about yet another giveaway here on the blog? Just kidding of course ;-)! Let me tell you all about this one! I think it was early January when my dear and ever so talented friend Lisanne / Happy Handmade Living sent me… read more

Happy Hip & Stip Party and giveaway

Happy Hip & Stip Party and giveaway

I’m such a lucky duck (or “bofkont” as we say in Dutch;-) because last Saturday I went to another creative event and it was soooo wonderful I’m still feeling happy and hyper!In this post I’m sharing lots of snap shots of this fabulous “Happy Hip… read more

Book launch Party and giveaway

Book launch Party and giveaway

Oh my goodness, I can’t believe it’s been almost a week since my punch needle book “Punch als een Pro” had its very festive launch at Wolplein!I’m still on cloud 9999, and feel happy, loved, excited (and a bit tired to be honest, haha). To… read more

Book launch “Punch als een Pro”

Book launch “Punch als een Pro”

Oh, you guys! I’m over the moon, super excited and sooo happy: my new book is almost here!!It’s been ready to pre-order (here) for quite a while already, but as of today you can actually have a (rather extensive) peek inside the book (here)! I’m… read more

Clematis Dreams Shawl

Clematis Dreams Shawl

It’s with much pleasure that I’m releasing my latest crochet shawl pattern today, please meet the “Clematis Dreams Shawl”! I sure hope you’ll love it as much as I do! The design process can be a very interesting one, and creating this shawl definitely was…. read more

“Sjaals” – book review & giveaway

“Sjaals” – book review & giveaway

Every once in a while you come across a pattern that you fall in love with immediately! Two personal favorites in that category come to mind right away: the “Hotel of Bees Shawl”, as well as the “Liula Shawl”. And now a third one has… read more

… and… I’m back!

… and… I’m back!

It feels like ages since I’ve blogged… Not much of a surprise after my last blog post, I’m sure. The past 3 months were totally about working on the new book. As always the process starts with ideas, then moves onto the sketches/samples and the… read more

Big, happy news!!

Big, happy news!!

Now that I’m finally able to share my big, huge, happy news with all of you, I oddly enough find it hard to find the right words. So I’m going to say it simply as it is: THERE’S A NEW BOOK COMING OUT! WOOHOO!! This… read more