Crochet project: Rose tealight holder

I would like to show my latest finished project: tealight holders. I thought the colors might fit well for the Christmas theme. It’s a free ravelry pattern from Daniela Herbertz.


I changed a few rounds from the pattern as I was working with a 2.5 mm hook and using the classic Catania yarn. The first round from the pattern has been changed to:

Round 1: Start with a magic ring. Work 16 dc in the ring and close with a slip stitch in the first dc. (16)

Round 2: Work 2 dc in each dc from the first round and close with a slip stitch in the first dc. (32)

Round 3: Sc in the same stitch where the slip stitch is made. Chain 5, * skip 3 dc, sc in the next dc, chain 5 *, repeat from * to * 6 more times and close with a slip stitch in the first sc. (8 loops)

Continue with round 2 from the original pattern.

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I used a 4 cm diameter tealight to fit in the rose.

Crochet idea: Poncho met col

Nu het stilletjes aan kouder begint te worden, lijkt me een poncho toch iets heel handig om je op die koude dagen lekker warm en knus te houden. Op internet vind je dan o-zo-leuke voorbeeldjes. Hier alvast enkele ideetjes van poncho’s met een col, voor een extra vleugje warmte.

Deze poncho in leuke winterkleuren kan je vinden op Handwerkjuffie’s blog. Ook de col is gehaakt, gewoon rijen stokjes telkens in de achterste lus. Het resultaat is een mooi reliëfpatroon. De lengte en grootte kan je makkelijk aanpassen naar eigen wens.

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Deze ‘Spring poncho’ op vond ik een leuk ideetje voor kleine meisjes. Vooral dat randje met die bolletjes accentueert het geheel nog eens.

Blog update

I have to admit that I’ve been off my blog for too long. So I guess it might be a good idea to come up with a new post. I still haven’t found the perfect balance/match between working life, family life and personal life. Like most mom’s, I put my family on the first place and most of the time I ignore the fact that I should make some time for myself to do things I love to do. But that doesn’t make me less happy because I have two adorable daughters who give me back so much joy and love ❤

Anyway, I started with a new theme for my blog, reorganizing some posts and making it a nice opportunity to show some of my latest creations.

This little bunny I made from Stephanie Jessica Lau’s pattern ‘Spring Bunny’.

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Another two little squids for the Små bläckfiskar project.


My own little creature as I showed before.


Coasters made from this Russian pattern.

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A baby flower rattle toy.

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A baby seal (or sea dog or whatever it is called?).

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And finally: a few hairclips.


Actually, my friend suggested me to join a little creative market for handmade stuff. I thought it would be a great idea to do. Now it looks like it’s giving me more stress than enjoying it. But there’s no way back anymore so I will make it the best right? And I hope a lot of people will come around! All welcome 🙂


Crochet project: Cuddles the Lamb

Hey again! I haven’t been posting anymore since a little while. But now I’m back with this cute little lamb – from Zoomigurumi 3 – by Little Muggles. Mine looks a bit different than presented in the book, since I used other yarn. I thought it would have the same effect but unfortunately. Anyway, he still looks lovely, isn’t it?IMG_20151002_163745[1]

Crochet project: Leila the Pony (2)

My work-in-progress: this lovely pony girl! You can find the pattern at lilleliis’ Etsy shop.

I finished all my stuffed parts like a month ago, just missing a few more details. Then doing the sewing part which I dislike the most because I’m very bad at attaching everything together!


And I wonder why my pony looks like a donkey?

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So, finally I made some time on a Sunday evening to finish what I started so long ago.

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And this is my result… tada….

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