Meeting Josie who has the same rare condition

Meeting Josie (10) in Kansas City

Hi all, In my previous blog post I mentioned that I met people with the same rare condition. The last two months I have met five people while staying in the USA. One of them was Josie, a 10…

Joyful Josie Shawl made with Durable Colorful - free crochet round shawl pattern

Joyful Josie Shawl

Today I’m sharing a round crochet shawl pattern called the Joyful Josie Shawl. The shawl has a round shape and only simple stitches are used: perfect for beginners! It’s the first project in my new series of free patterns…

Wilma Westenberg working on new FIL series of crochet patterns

Special series of crochet patterns coming up

Hi all, Last week I shared a personal update on my blog and Instagram with a picture of myself. I want to thank you all from the deepest of my heart. After posting that picture, I received a thousand…

Wilma Westenberg is a crochet designer and shares free crochet patterns

Personal update: meet the maker

Hi all, Today I want to share something very personal I have never really talked about before. Not that it’s a secret or anything; I just didn’t really have a reason to share my story. In this blog post…

Free crochet pattern: simple double brim hat - bun hat version

Simple double brim bun hat

  Last month I published a new free crochet pattern: the simple double brim hat. I am overwhelmed by the positive response I got from you, thanks so much for that! I decided to share another version of the simple…

Canadian patriotic hat free canada hat pattern crochet

Canadian patriotic hat

Last month my fiancé and I visited the Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. I decided to make a Canada hat pattern for this occasion. Luckily for me I didn’t have to do much work creating a new Canada hat…

simple double brim hat - a free crochet pattern

Simple double brim hat

I’m happy to bring you something new and easy today: the simple double brim hat! Lately I have seen many knitted hats that have a double brim. I really liked that idea and decided to make a crochet version…

vogue knitting live pre-party lovecrochet loveknitting group picture

Vogue Knitting Live 2018

Hi all, I’m writing this post from New York! In my previous blog I wrote that I’m going to the USA for three months. Well, here I am! Thursday I arrived in New York and went to a party organized by LoveCrochet.…

We are going to Vogue Knitting Live in New York USA

We’re going to the USA for a few months!

2018 is going to be an exciting year with many changes I am looking forward to. Also regarding traveling. After months of preparations I can finally share our plans: Koen (my boyfriend) and I are going to the United States for a few months!…

Connected bows shawl free crochet pattern scarf wearable

Connected Bows Shawl

A new shawl pattern for the cold winter months! My mom came up with the idea to make a very wide shawl with a small detail in the middle. Simple but not too simple! By making the shawl extra…