Mikeisha’s Baby Blanket

It took me 3 years, but I’ve finally done it – I wrote up the pattern for the blanket I made to welcome my darling niece Mikeisha into the world. This has become my go-to pattern for baby blankets. I can start as soon as I hear about the new baby – no time wasted…

Stars & Stripes Throw

Alternating linen stitch and star stitch creates beautiful textured stripes in this blanket pattern. More texture is added with a pinstripe-look border. This blanket is the ideal gift for the fussy friend who likes unique one-of-a-kind gifts, but doesn’t normally like the look of crochet. It is also the perfect housewarming gift that both men…

Mauritius Shawlette

What is better than a beach holiday? A beach-holiday with a beautiful crochet project! The lovely beaches of Mauritius was the inspiration for this versatile shawlette pattern. The lace design makes it ideal for a warm summers evening with a cool evening breeze – it will keep your shoulders warm AND add pizzaz to your…

Polo Neck (Turtle-neck) Cowl

Do you also struggle to keep your neck warm in winter? I am forever trying to wrap my scarf tighter around my neck to try and stop the cold from sneaking in somewhere. Some scarves are just too short or just too long and the fringes are always in my way. After one such a…

Ouma Ralie se boek tref die rakke!

Goeie nuus! Ouma Ralie se hekelboek, Vars Gehekel, is nou beskikbaar by die meeste boekwinkels. Die Engelse weergawe, Fresh Crochet, is ook beskikbaar. Vra gerus as jy dit nog nie op die rakke sien nie, dis heel moontlik nog in die stoorkamer en wag om uitgepak te word! Good news! Ouma Ralie’s crochet book, Fresh Crochet,…

Protea Doilie Patroon

Ouma Ralie se Protea Doilie Patroon verskyn vandeesmaand in Creative Hobbies Magazine. Leer sommer so terwyl jy hekel wat die verskil is tussen ‘n cluster (trossie) en ‘n bobble (bobbel). Al word die patroon as Gevorderd gegradeer, behoort die 36 stap-vir-stap foto’s jou te help om die nuwe steke in ‘n japtrap te bemeester. Ronel Esterhuizen…

Ouma Ralie is gebore!

Welkom by Ouma Ralie se webblad (please scroll down for English). Hier gaan ons nog lekker saamkuier rondom ons hekelprojekte en die nuutste hekelnuus. En natuurlik sal ons so nou en dan ons hekelwerk neersit om te teug aan ‘n koppie heerlike boeretroos! Ouma Ralie het ook ‘n paar hekelpatrone in haar mou wat sy brand…