Colorful Crochet & Crafts

“Eindeloos Haken”-workshops and more …

“Eindeloos Haken”-workshops and more …

(for a Dutch version of this post, please click here)

In the past I’ve been frequently asked to give workshops, and really never got around to following up on these requests.That is … till now!

With my book being published, yarn shop owners contacted me to see whether they could ‘book’ me for an “Eindeloos Haken”– meet & greet-plus-little-workshop in their stores, and so far I’ve loved doing this.
It’s absolutely wonderful meeting the delightful people who bought my book, and to learn that – they too – are pleased and enthusiastic about its projects.
I usually bring a car full of crochet – almost all the projects that I made for “Colorful Crochet” – I sign copies of my book, and – as said – teach a workshop re a special  “maRRose”-design that I bring also, and help/coach people crocheting this “Little Lenny”-granny square.
And, boy, is it fun! I’ve found out that I truly enjoy sharing the crochet tips, tricks and techniques that I know have made me a better crocheter, and make my projects look prettier with fellow crocheters.

The next “meet&greet”/”Little Lenny”-workshop is this very Sunday, when I’ll be at Nynke’s beautiful shop “Selden sá” in Franeker (13:30 – 16:00) – very much looking forward to that!

Next up is the “Knit & Knot” Fair in Tilburg, held from October 13th – 15th.
On Saturday October 14th I’ll be there all day, together with Janneke and Lisanne, as part of the “Handmade Living”-team, so please come say hello! I’m bringing a selection of the “Eindeloos Haken”-projects, and a stack of my books that you can buy right there, and that I’ll be more than happy to sign too.
In the afternoon I’ll be giving a “Little Lenny”-workshop (from 14:00 to 15:30).
There are still a few spots left, so don’t hesitate to come and join me, and bring your crochet up to the next level. More info, and signing up via this link, or you can just send me an email ( It’ll be great fun!

To add to the “Knit & Knot”-merriment: Lisanne / Handmade Living is allowing me to GIVE AWAY TWO TICKETS for the “Knit & Knot” Fair, woohoo!
Simply leave a comment under this blog post, and make sure I have your proper email address so I can reach you in case you win.
This Dutch language giveaway is open for Dutch readers only, and will close Sunday, October 8th, 2017 (22:00 GMT+1hr). If I do not hear from the initial winner(s) within 2 days after my notification emails have been sent, (a) new winner(s) will be drawn. Good luck to everyone!

At the beginning of November it’s “KreaDoe”-time again, and of course the CraftKitchen-team will be there as well. Every day at least two of us will be at the CK-stand, crafting at our “kitchen”-table, bringing most of our recent CK-projects, looking forward to meeting you and chatting a bit about what we all love to do most!
I’m sure you’ll find the exact planning on the CraftKitchen-facebook page soon, but I know I’ll be there on Wednesday and Thursday (November 1st and 2nd).

Last but not least, I’m so pleased to tell you that very soon I’ll start giving a variety of crochet workshops from my – new – studio (or on location) as well, yeah!
With our oldest recently having moved out into a place of her own, I’m in the process of moving my old workroom into her old room. The latter is twice the size, has two big windows – so lots more light – and even though it’s still a big mess right now, I already feel what a happy, creative space this is going to be. Exciting times!

Have a great day,

Marianne xx

edit: this giveaway is now closed; a winner has been drawn&notified

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8 thoughts on ““Eindeloos Haken”-workshops and more …”

  • Oooh, het lijkt me zo leuk om daar naar toe te gaan, en een workshop volgen….lijkt me echt supergaaf!

  • Het is een heerlijke beurs !!!
    Ben er al 2x geweest, de laatste keer helaas maar 20 minuten , omdat mijn moeder toen ziek werd toen we net binnen waren ! Graag zou ik haar weer meenemen en alle nieuwe mensen en stands te zien !!!
    Succes met je nieuwe boek !
    Hartjes Susanne

  • Hoi Marianne,
    Ik zou heel graag samen met mijn dochter Anne gaan. Ik ben er nog nooit geweest en zou graag willen ervaren wat z’n beurs inhoud en de sfeer proeven. Ik ben gek van wolletjes. Heb er zin in!!! ???????????? fijne dag! En succes op de knit & knot beurs. Gr. Yvonne

  • Hallo Marianne,

    Voor mij de eerste keer in Tilburg en de eerste echte workshop bij jou, heb ooit één Amigurumi workshop gevolgd.
    Tot zaterdag 14 september, ik heb er zin in!

    Hartelijke groet,


  • Hey Marianne,
    Wat leuk dat je bij de knit en knot beurs bent en nog leuker dat je kaartjes weggeeft. Ik doe heel graag mee voor mijn moeder en mijzelf. Een echt moeder dochter uitje lijkt me heerlijk. Ik ga duimen.
    Fijn weekend

    Lieve groetjes,

  • Ik zal er heel graag heen willen met mijn vriendin milou omdat ik haar nog wil bedanken voor het supertof fe geboortekaartje wat ze heeft ontworpen voor mijn dochter. Ik ga duimen!

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