Category Archives: Crochet

Free Knitting and Crochet Resources I Use All The Time

10 knit-crochet resources

A few days ago I was looking for a knitting pattern that would perfectly fit the yarn I had + the idea I had in my head.
When this situation occurs, I have some websites I always visit to get inspiration for patterns and instructions on how to use them.
I guess you recognize the situation above, so I’ve compiled a list of my favorite resources for knitting and crochet patterns and techniques. Continue reading Free Knitting and Crochet Resources I Use All The Time

DIY: Tea Display

Yes, I hear you thinking. What the heck is a tea display?
Well, let me tell you the story behind it.
In August my grandma turned 80! So there was a celebration planned and my sister, brother-in-law and I always give a gift together. Because it’s such a milestone, 80 years, we wanted to give something  special.
My gran always drinks tea and she always drinks one kind of tea. So we wanted to give her 80 teabags of this flavour.
But giving 80 teabags in a box is a little boring, don’t you think?
So while brainstorming on how we would give it, I saw this blog post on A Cup of Life (It’s in Dutch, but it’s a great blog, check it out!).
So if you replace those photo’s with teabags, then you’ve got a tea display. It’s fun to give as a gift, but you could also use it to show the flavours of tea you have in your collection.
It’s not at all difficult to make, but I’ll show you step by step how to make it. Continue reading DIY: Tea Display

DIY: Crochet Rattle Ball for your Pet

Last week it was World Animal Day, a day to give your pet some extra attention. My ferret is really happy when she gets to play with a rattle ball, but my neighbor below me isn’t. So I’ve crocheted around them and now she can play all she wants with it! Let me show you how you can make some for your pet. Or maybe you can make some for your friend’s pet. Continue reading DIY: Crochet Rattle Ball for your Pet