We all have stories to tell and each of us has our own way of doing it. I like to tell my stories with yarn and a crochet hook, so I thought it only fitting that I call this shawl ‘My Story’. When I was still at school, we read a book called ‘Groen […]
At last! I am finally getting around to sharing the Namaqualand Shawl pattern with you. The Namaqualand patterns are very dear to my heart (you can read more about that HERE) and I wear my shawl often! Every time I do, I am reminded of last summer’s lazy walks to and from the station, crocheting this shawl as I walked. […]
I am very excited to tell you that ‘The Tropical Issue’ of YARN (Issue 3) features my Cactus Puzzle Balls along with many other great designs. It also features an interview with Kaffe Fasset!
In my first 2 columns for Inside Crochet, we focussed on practical, colourful patterns for the hallway. The first one is a rainbow storage doorstop and the second is a bright, wavy draught excluder.
The Nuts About Squares CAL by Esther Dijkstra started yesterday and I am very pleased to tell you that the CAL starts with one of my squares.
I am very excited to tell you about my latest book! Bold Baby Crochet features ten designers and 30 bright projects for babies. With so many projects to choose from, which one will you make?
I will be chatting to Marly Bird on The Yarn Thing podcast this evening, and I am both excited and nervous about it! I hope you will be able to join us!
I am sure you have all heard of the Hygge CAL by now. Designed by Kirsten Ballering in 5 gorgeous colourways, it is both striking and unique. The Rainbow version is my favourite. What is yours?
The Namaqualand Blanket is very special to me for many (mostly sentimental) reasons. It is meant to reflect the colours of the beautiful flowers that grace the Namaqualand ‘veld’ every Spring. I am delighted to share the pattern with you.
The Namaqualand blanket is very dear to my heart. I designed it for my South African crochet tour with Be Inspired last year and the colours and pattern are meant to reflect the beautiful flower-strewn fields that grace Namaqualand every spring.