Tag Archives: crocheting

SWEET DREAMS: RUNNING A KNIT AND CROCHET SHOP

Now that my thesis is one of the last obstacles to tackle before I’ll graduate, I find myself being questioned by family and friends all the time about what it is that I’m gonna do after. Truth is, I don’t know. Yes, I’d love to have a job or PhD position in my field (= ancient Greek read more »

EYECATCHING CROCHETED BASKETS BY DARLING BE BRAVE

Since I’ve been making blankets on order now, I’m even more interested in new and surprising things to knit or crochet (move over scarves and beanies). Even though there are a lot of amazing and talented knitters/crocheters out there, I think many designs look really old-fashioned and outdated to me. This is probably due to read more »

LET’S START A WINTER BLANKET SHOP

This is really, really cool (I think): I finished this prototype winter blanket in black-grey-white marl yarn and SOLD IT to a happy customer! Which makes me a happy crocheter, ‘cause it means I’m not just crocheting for my own fun and on my own expenses, but also for someone else’s fun and on someone read more »

CROCHETED BLANKET

Finished my very first crocheting project since I was… nine years old? And already, it’s quite a big one! A few months ago, I promised my bestie to make her something for her new home (which is completely mint-themed), so when I saw this acrylic wool at Zeeman, I knew I had to crochet her read more »

OZETTA BLANKETS

The last couple of days were just like fall here in The Netherlands. Or actually, just like a typical Dutch Summer: rainy, windy, grey-ish. Sounds not so fun, but on the brighter side: it makes me wanna cuddle up on the couch with lots of yarn, knitting or crocheting scarves and hats and blankets. Lately, read more »