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February, 2018

  • 18 February

    Confluence Cowl: Free Pattern!

    A confluence is defined as a flowing together of two or more streams, rivers, or the like, which is the perfect name for the flowing together of the combination of two different colourways of Scheepjes River Washed yarn. This is an easy knit that makes a great project for someone who wants practice in knitting in …

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  • 17 February

    Scheepjes Our Tribe: A Closer Look

    When the new Our Tribe yarn was released, I decided that I wanted to do a swatch of every colour, because I think that a lot of people find it difficult to get a real idea of what the yarn was like just from looking at it wounds up in …

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  • 11 February

    Confluence Cowl Reveal: Yes, it has a name!

    My lovely braided Pinterest hack cowl is complete, it worked out exactly as planned, and it has a name! When I put a shout out asking for a name I got quite a few interesting suggestions, but there was one that stood out and struck a chord with me… Thanks Eliza! …

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January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Read Between the Lines: Tips & Tricks Roundup

    (Slice ‘O’ Cherry Pie and Green Tea Tipple) Welcome to the RBTL + CBTL Make-Along! If you are here, it means you’ve decided to join us and make the Read Between the Lines shawl, the original design that kicked off this amazing journey! Due to the enthusiasm about these patterns, many …

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  • 31 January

    Crochet Between the Lines: Tips & Tricks Roundup

    (Watermelon Hell Raiser and Minty Black Velvet) Welcome to the RBTL + CBTL Make-Along! If you are here, it means you’ve decided to join us and make the Crochet Between the Lines shawl, the new crochet version of my Read Between the Lines shawl! Due to the enthusiasm about these patterns, many people …

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  • 29 January

    River Washed Pinterest Hack WIP

    I’ve been hacking away at my old but new Pinterest hack project and it’s coming along nicely! It has no name yet, so maybe you can help me with that? All I have come up with is…. Pinterest hack project. Yeah, that’s not the nicest name, is it? The inspiration, …

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  • 22 January

    New Pinterest Hack Project

    A while back I saw something on Pinterest that I found interesting, but there was just one problem… it was sewn. Now, I’m not against sewing but it was one of those recycling old clothes things and I didn’t have anything suitable to take apart to make it. Also, while …

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December, 2017

  • 19 December

    Read and Crochet Between the Lines: The After Party! Plus Giveaway and Make-Along!

    If you have already seen the patterns and are visiting for info on the MAL (Make-Along) or Giveaway, scroll on down towards the bottom, you will find all of the relevant information down there! Als je het patroon al bekeken hebt en informatie over de MAL (Make-Along) of Giveaway zoekt, …

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  • 17 December

    Our Tribe, Our Story, Our Yarn…

    Guys and gals, I’m pretty sure I’ve peaked. How many crafters get to get a yarn named after them?! Ok, well, if you’ve been following this Our Tribe blog hop, you know the answer is FIFTEEN, but still! I’m one of those fifteen! I can still hardly believe it. There’s a …

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October, 2017

  • 27 October

    Yarn 4: Dutch Masters

    Today the new Scheepjes Yarn Bookazine (Dutch Masters) was released, finally! I’ve been on pins and needles waiting. My copy arrived yesterday and I am so incredibly happy with it! This is the fourth issue, but it’s the first one I’ve contributed to, so I am really excited for it …

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July, 2017

  • 17 July

    Read Between the Lines Shawl (The Knitter)

    I’m so excited to share this! My Read Between the Lines shawl design has been published in this month’s issue of The Knitter Magazine (Issue 113 – July 2017) and I have to say, I’m pretty proud of it! It’s knit using the Illusion Knitting technique with two complimentary colours …

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April, 2017

  • 14 April

    Berniolie ‘Sorry, Not Sorry!’ Shawl Plans

    If you are a follower of our Scheepjes Bloggers group you will have noticed a few posts recently about our friend Bernadette, otherwise known as Berniolie.  Bernadette has been ill for quite some time now and is currently in the hospital. The bloggers, and crafting community as a whole, have been …

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March, 2017

February, 2017

  • 26 February

    All Good Things Design Reveal

    The finishing touches are on my I Love Herringbone Wanderlust project, and not only is it finished, but it actually has a proper name – All Good Things! Why did I decide to call it All Good Things? Well, probably for the very reason you just came up with in your head. …

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  • 15 February

    Scheepjes Whirl – Anyone Else Hungry?!

    Today Scheepjes  has announced a new yarn that I’m really excited about and I’m able to give you an exclusive preview! Check this out: Hellz yesssss, that’s a long gradient yarn right there!! It’s not just your average gradient either, as it has a few characteristics that set it apart from …

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  • 12 February

    Christmas in Cromac

    So, Christmas is behind us now and it’s hard to believe that it’s already almost the middle of February! Time is passing so quickly and before we know it we will be heading into spring! We are so looking forward to seeing spring in this area, as I’m sure it must …

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  • 11 February

    Wanderlust WIP: I Heart Herringbone!

    Aaagggggh, I’m dying over here! I have been working on this project for the last week or two and I love, love, love it! It has no name, poor thing, but I’ll get there. I’m going to try to not give too much away in the photos but I have to …

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  • 4 February

    Do You Have Wanderlust?

    I do! I do! A while back I was sent some of the purples range of Scheepjes new Wanderlust yarns to play with and they are super pretty. I immediately knew which ones I liked best (the two on the right oops, left!) and started hatching a plan for what to make. Left …

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