Overview of the tutorials This tutorial of the first 5 blocks is split into a couple of pages, so that you can go quickly to the page you need. Here you find the overview with the links. Choosing colors and crochet symbols: click here to go the page The practice piece: click here to go the page Block 1, the middle part: that’s this page The low border around block 1: click here to go the page Block 2, the first 2 rows: click here to go the page Block 2, the interwoven rows and the end border: click here to go the page BlockRead More →

Welcome to the Hooked and Locked CAL 2021 – Log Cabin (HAL CAL 2021) <Edit May 3 2021: The pattern is  no longer available for free. You can buy it from my Ravelry shop (https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/the-craftsteachers-ravelry-store).  The parts for the tutorials are still available.> After the previous two CALs of the fall of 2018 and spring of 2020, it was about time for a new CAL. Interwoven crochet again, but just a little bit different this time. We will be making a blanket in the Log Cabin technique, where blocks are crocheted together right away in a ‘circular’ way. What’s special about this log cabin technique,Read More →

What happened lately It looks a bit quiet on my side, and that is correct, that is, publicly. My husband and I are having quite a challenging year. We sold our house and bought another one, and this all in Corona-times. We moved in two steps from the western side to the eastern side of this country. Moving is one of the most stressful activities in a persons life anyway, but add to this a child that became quite ill (and I’m thankful to tell she completely recovered), and Corona, that made a lot of things go down, well, I guess you will have anRead More →

Roman Tiles for the Scheepjes Stone Washed/River Washed Colour Pack Here it is: the Roman Tiles pattern, that I designed especially for the Scheepjes Stone Washed/River Washed Colour Pack.. It is made using the interwoven crochet technique it the round, and the blocks are joined right away with the join-as-you-go method. If you click on the picture next to this, you will see the backside of the blanket. It is not a very large pattern, but the beauty is in the use of the gorgeous colors of the yarn. You will make 54 ‘solid’ blocks, and extra blocks on each side with the leftovers ofRead More →