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Simple Dress To Impress

Today I have a new crochet summer dress pattern for ya! The Simple Dress to Impress is a beginner friendly project and perfect for those who want to give their very first crochet dress a try. It’s the first time…

Lovely Luisa Shawl front view - free crochet shawl pattern by Wilmade

Lovely Luisa Shawl

I am excited to share my new free crochet shawl pattern: the Lovely Luisa Shawl. This shawl has a beautiful texture created by the combination of two simple crochet stitches. The border is made out of little hearts. It is the…

wollelfe gradient yarn cake dyed merino twin romance

Gradient yarn cakes: where can I buy them?

They are a big hit, maybe even considered the next trend in the makers community: gradient yarn cakes with beautiful, subtle color changes. Many brands jumped on the bandwagon and started selling their own unique gradient color combinations. It…

Stripe Me Shawl made with Feels Like Butta - triangle crochet shawl pattern

Stripe Me Shawl

Today I have a new triangle crochet shawl pattern to share: the Stripe Me Shawl! As the name says, it features stripes.. A lot of stripes! It’s a quite different design compared to my previous shawls. I wanted to…

Ana Lucia Shawl - a free crochet shawl pattern by Wilmade

Ana Lucia Shawl

I’m happy to share a new free crochet shawl pattern: the Ana Lucia Shawl. This elegant shawl has some beautiful details and has matching tassels on all ends. This is the second design in my new series of patterns dedicated to my…

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…