Colorful Crochet & Crafts

Category: crochet

“Granny Square Flair” – book review & giveaway

“Granny Square Flair” – book review & giveaway

While you can still enter the “Designer Amigurumi”-giveaway (simply go here, and leave your comment), I’m delighted to tell you that today’s post comes with a marvelous giveaway as well! My truly super-talented and longtime crochet friend Shelley / @spincushions has just published a new book –… read more

“Designer Amigurumi” – book review & giveaway

“Designer Amigurumi” – book review & giveaway

Hello, you lovely people out there! It’s so good to be back here – I sure hope you’re all doing well! It’s hard to believe it’s been 4 months since I last published a blog post – one thing’s for sure: this 4-months-blog-break definitely was… read more

“Hexagon Shawl Ursula”

“Hexagon Shawl Ursula”

Apparently I crochet faster than I type up blog posts, haha, because already I have another finished project to share with you. It’s one of my own very favorite patterns from my book, and I believe this is the 4th one I’ve made. It makes… read more

“Crochet Kaleidoscope”

“Crochet Kaleidoscope”

There are many very talented crocheters out there, and one of those crochet stars most definitely is Sandra Eng, aka MobiusGirl Design / MobiusGirl. If you love crochet, I’m sure you’ve seen Sandra’s fabulous work before, and most likely have crocheted one/some of her beautiful… read more

Karin’s Cobblestone Blanket

Karin’s Cobblestone Blanket

There are many reasons why I love crochet, or any craft for that matter. However, when I know the person I’m creating a project for, it always adds to the joy of making, as was the case with “Karin’s Cobblestone Blanket”. Karin is one of… read more

“Liula Shawl”

“Liula Shawl”

In my “Hotel of Bees Shawl”-post I already hinted to another pattern that I had fallen in love with the minute I saw it… It is this one,  the “Liula Shawl”, designed by Emma / Potter & Bloom – isn’t it utterly gorgeous? Not even… read more

maRRose Punch Needle Workshops

maRRose Punch Needle Workshops

Saturday’s two “Punch like a Pro”-workshops at “Echtstudio” were a great success! I truly liked teaching the lovely, creative and dedicated people who came to learn this new-to-them technique. Sharing things that you are passionate about is one of the best things in life, don’t… read more

Hotel of Bees Shawl

Hotel of Bees Shawl

I’m happy to report that I’m doing fairly well in the “Focus, Marianne!”-department, and I’m slowly but surely ticking things off my “must catch up with list”. This – long overdue – post falls in that category and is about my “Hotel of Bees Shawl”-journey…… read more

maRRose make-over

maRRose make-over

Woohoo! After months of on-and-off work behind the scenes, we are finally ready to show you maRRose’s new look! “We” is my fantastic web guru Frank and I (if you’re ever in need of computer support, his company – MeerWeb – is the place to… read more

Blanket for Yarnbombs – “Stephen’s Square”

Blanket for Yarnbombs – “Stephen’s Square”

High on my list of things that I want to share with you is this project, the “Blanket for Yarnbombs” initiative. It was started by Naomi, Jane and Susan, whom you all most likely already know via social media. In short: Naomi is a wonderfully… read more


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