Grand Place

I have recently published my latest pattern, Grand Place, but due to blog mishaps I could not post about it! It may not be nice of me to say this, but I love this cowl[…]


I have been neglecting the blog… shame on me! I tend to get a little lazy over the summer months ;)I didn’t even post about Canicule when it was released… well ok, here it is.[…]


Found yarn which perfectly matches my mustard yellow shoes! :D 60% silk 40% cotton for a summer shawl :))) determined to overcome my not-knitting-in-summer curse ;) Setanova by Lana Grossa 004

eBook promotion

Enter “paseitje” (without quotes) coupon code at Ravelry checkout for a 25% discount on each eBook you purchase! Applicable to all innerShelter eBooks (Esporòfits, Chordata, Somnium/Venenum and Ledrada). Valid until the 15th of April. Click[…]

Mint green

Mint, eucalyptus, this sort of unsaturated, sometimes slightly grey, sometimes more juicy green, I’ve always liked it a lot but never thought I could pull it off much. I am after all a recovering metalhead*[…]

Busy day :)

Today I finally published my Esporòfits eBook with all the patterns! also on Etsy and Patternfish (to go up soon, this goes to my pattern page meanwhile). I revised the patterns thoroughly yet again, and decided[…]

Two new hats

I have published two hat patterns this month :) both match other patterns because I am perhaps a little bit obsessed with sets! First came my Esporòfits Beret. I have mentioned it before. I had[…]

Relaunched Website!

After a computer incident and finally upgrading to Windows 7, and again with the invaluable help of my personal Code Monkey, Mr. (or should I say DHR?) Pim Volders, it’s finally up! All merged together[…]


I received a package today. Some vintage yarn, an embroidery hoop, and some old (made in Western Germany!) Prym pressure buttons I found on Ebay Belgium. A shop was selling old stocks, probably from a[…]

Website and beret

Yesterday evening I started working on a project I had in the backburner for a very long time:  a matching hat for my Esporòfits set, I decided for a beret style.  I continued working today,[…]

Winter blues

On Monday, I decided to dye a light blue handknit sweater that was a hand-me-down from someone when I was 15 or so. It was knitted by a lady in Hong-Kong, I know that much.[…]


I finally got the chance to snap some pictures of this new shawl pattern I had ready for publication for some weeks! My gorgeous friend Georgina very kindly posed for me :)) It is now[…]

Disaster relief

Through the month of March I will donate 80 % of all the proceeds of my pattern sales to the Japanese Red Cross disaster relief for Japan. You can find all my patterns in my Ravelry shop.


Somnium is a shallow triangular shawl with dramatic points and fringe tassels, made in a luxurious yarn that drapes beautifully and knits up fast (only every 4th row is purled). A little tasseled pouch close[…]

Esporófits Cowl

A cowl pattern matching the Esporòfits mittens is now available :) This lacy cowl is knitted in the round, with knit/purl and bobble panels, framed by faggoting.  The cowl is knitted in DK weight, but[…]


My second mitten pattern is available :) These mittens are called Veerle, after my friend who I knitted them for.They are knitted in the round, with chevrons in the cuff, and framed by faggoting, on[…]