Colorful Crochet & Crafts

Category: crochet

“Cosy Crochet Blankets Book”

“Cosy Crochet Blankets Book”

Hello you lovely crafters – I hope with all my heart that you’re still safe and doing well! I’m here today to share a won-der-ful new crochet book with you, and I feel very lucky to be part of its book tour.First some facts:Title: “Cosy… continue reading

Marguerite Blanket

Marguerite Blanket

This is one of the designs I fell in love with the moment I first saw it on social media, and right after super-crochet-talent Sandra published the pattern it was in my Etsy-basket. Another thing I had no qualms about was the kind of yarn… continue reading

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… continue reading

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… continue reading

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… continue reading

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.… continue reading

“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… continue reading

… 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… continue reading

Hexagon Shawl “Ursula”

Hexagon Shawl “Ursula”

I have some pretty fantastic news to share with you!This coming week, from February 14 – February 17, one of the biggest craft fairs in Europe, the “Handwerkbeurs”, is being held once again in the city of Zwolle, The Netherlands.If you love crafts, whether it’s… continue reading

Lemvig Shawl

Lemvig Shawl

Every once in a while you come across a crochet project that gets you in a flow, makes you feel relaxed and zen while working on it.This is exactly what happened to me while designing/crocheting my “Lemvig Shawl”, and I couldn’t be more pleased to… continue reading