Bianca Boonstra

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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Comfortable hat for kids.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Two sizes for this baby hat - 100 sts for 0-3 months, and 108 sts for 3-6 months.
Knitting: Pullover
A cable sweater for kids.
Knitting: Pullover
Jan Uitham finished second in the Elfstedentocht of 1963. His image struck me when searching in the archives of the Royal Library of The Netherlands in The Hague. Especially the sweater and hat he was wearing…
Knitting: Pullover
Pattern available in Dutch and English
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
This bell is created, using two strands of Lizzy together. If you like the bell bigger, use four strands instead and work with a 5.0 mm hook.
Crochet: Slippers
Twee bolletjes Era Ora, een paar espadrille zolen, een haaknaald 2.5 mm en een setje kopspelden. Dit zijn de ingrediënten om uw eigen schoenen te maken, deze zomer.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Het patroon is geschreven van boord naar teen, en van teen naar boord. (aparte downloads)
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Dat moet ik even uitleggen, denk ik. Een paar maanden geleden haalde Oscar – een van de twee drijvende krachten achter Pera & Pasha in Pijnacker (een van de mooiste wolwinkels in Nederland), de krant, omdat hij de pech had, dat hij voor de vierde keer in korte tijd zijn teen brak.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Damessokken in Goomy 50 Imprim - dit keer in Beige. Geschikt voor gemiddelde en gevorderde breiers.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Twee versies voor dit patroon, te weten de enkelsokken, en de mid-kuit sokken. Patroon breit superlekker weg.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Hele comfortabele herensokken, met een Fish Kiss Lips hiel. Voorlopig alleen in het Nederlands.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Damessokken, gebreid op een fijne naald, met een verrassend resultaat.
Knitting: Pullover
Nice sweater for boys for the winter… Clour work in orange, chosen by my son.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Pattern added in English and Dutch.
Knitting: Cardigan
Lightweight lace cardigan for the summer. Currently available in Dutch - English version will follow soon.
Knitting: Pullover
Bright colours for a baby this time, inspired by early Spring flowers. You can easily adapt colours to your preference.
Knitting: Poncho
English version will be available soon.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
English version also available, Mystery sock in 2 parts.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Developed for the Transavia commercial “Warme Wens”.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
The middle part has room to double stitch a name or Christmas wish in it.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Gauge is not important with this project. You can get a larger ball, by using larger needle size.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
For this pattern, gauge is not important, you can make tiny ones, or larger ones by improving needle size.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
One ball of each colour will make more than one ornament. The chart is mirrored in colours for counting purposes, also an option to make of course.
Knitting: Feet / Legs - Other
Sandness Garn Tove, colour 4228 and 5846
Knitting: Pullover
At the moment in Dutch only.
Knitting: Pullover
At the moment just one size only. Other sizes will be worked out on a later date. Available in Dutch. English will follow soon.
Crochet: Scarf
Basic size scarf which can be made as long as you like, but with a minimum of two balls in Scheepjes Stone Washed. The one on the image is 116 cm in length.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Available in English and Dutch.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern shows a tiny tutorial below the written pattern how to make the cables.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
My daughter named the shawl Firey, as it reminded her of a character in a manga story that one of her friends wrote. Firey uses bow and arrow - and the “arrow” points are visible in the shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shawl Leonte is available in the Ravelry store. Hope you’ll enjoy the pattern :-)
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
This shawl is named after Bianca’s mother and grandmother, both talented crocheters.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This cable shawl carries a lot of worries and memories. Knit in one piece, from the long side to the point, using almost 1200 meters lace yarn.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Inspiration came from the Vlaardingen Gansey, before the book of Stella became a best seller. Triggered by an exhibition in the Vlaardingen Museum in 2011, I picked a few of the symbolic patterns and worked them into this beautiful pair.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Sorry people, this one is in Dutch only for now. Pattern will be translated in August to English.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
With varied stitch patterns, going from little drops of rain to beautiful floral motifs, this shawl is as much of a delight to make as it is to wear.
Knitting: Mittens
Knitting: Hats - Other
Yardage for the set: 315 m in red, 315 m in white, including the mittens
Knitting: Mittens
Pattern added in Dutch
Crochet: Earrings
English pattern is added. Also free to download.
Knitting: Booties
First pair was designed for baby Lauren, as she was born too early. Lauren is the first grandchild of my uncle and aunt. A lovely little child.
Knitting: Knee-highs
A pair of socks, worked toe-up for the Sokken Breien group. Dutch version only at the moment.
Knitting: Doily
This pattern came to my mind after a frustrated knit with cotton. The pattern represents a poinisettia - in Dutch called Kerstster, which makes it a lovely knit to make before Christmas.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Shawl available in Dutch and English.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Pattern in Dutch & English. Nice, lace-like fingerless gloves for autumn days.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A beautiful and lacy shallow shawl, quick to work up, stunning to wear and ideal for sprucing up a suitable outfit.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
You are going to need a crochet hook, to cast off stitches.
Knitting: Clutch
Model size: H: 12,5 cm, w: 18 cm (blocked)
Knitting: Dress
Designed for fun, as there were quite a few little girls born in our neigbourhood. I wanted to play with non-traditional colours in this case, but you are free to use the colour combination that you like best.
Knitting: Poncho
Light, airy and feminine, this is a poncho with a difference! It will dress up even the most casual outfit and is perfect for transitional spring days.
Crochet: Mid-calf Socks
Basic sock pattern in Dutch, for crocheted socks with heel flap. I was pleasantly surprised to find them comfortable to wear.
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
Designed for the Samsung Galaxy SII.
Knitting: Dress
A cute baby dress, knit from the top down, in the round. The slipped stitches in the skirt gives a lovely effect.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Easy to knit shrug. Adapt to larger or smaller sizes by removing or adding a 17 sts pattern block. Height depends on taste of the knitter.
Crochet: Neck / Torso - Other
The pattern is available in Dutch and English.
Knitting: Scarf
This pattern is available in Dutch and English
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Scarf
Designed as scarf/tie for Pompom, but would work perfectly for babies o-3 months as scarf. Takes less than 1 ball to make one.
Knitting: Pullover
Pag 46-49 in Knit Magazine issue 46.
Knitting: Animal Toy
In the magazine at page 106-107
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Can be found in Knit Magazine issue 46, The Killing issue.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Extra pattern in the Knit Magazine Sock Club
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
289 beads per mitten.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
No gauge is specified
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Originally designed for the Knit Lace Club, planning was to re-knit this with Wollmeise. ACM went into administration in May 2012.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sparkleduck Lace Neptune - 80% BFL, 20% silk, 800m per skein.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This was the first pattern in the Knit Lace Club. Now available through the Ravelry store as well.
Knitting: Pullover
Pattern now available in Ravelry store.
Knitting: Feet / Legs - Other
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Second pattern in the Knit Magazine Lace Club, that started on Sept 1-2011
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
First published in Yarn Forward issue 17 - aug 2009. Dutch version added: Aug 17-2014.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
My father held them in his hands this summer
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Available in the Ravelry store.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pair of socks was supposed to be published in Yarn Forward issue 26. The pattern was - only published with the wrong photograph. Both the Not Just Cables socks and this pair were also posted at the website of Yarn Forward in that time.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
First design in the Knit Magazine Sock Club, year 2011-2012.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern in Dutch and English.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
English version added.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Country Music and Tennessee are connected to each other. Famous stars like Johnny Cash, Bobby Bare and many others lived and still live in Tennessee. Their music inspired me into designing this sock, for the beautiful state of Tennessee. I also love country music - can you tell? Look closely at the sock and you will see lovely notes - my sock si...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Stranded fingerless mittens, inspiration coming from the island of Marken.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
English version downloadable through the Ravelry store. Dutch version added to Ravelry store as well..
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
English version downloadable through the Ravelry store. Dutch version added to Ravelry store as well..
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Pattern available in Dutch and English.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern is available in Dutch and English
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves, Convertible Gloves
English language file added.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Two patterns - the adult and the toddler version
Knitting: Hands - Other
Available in English and Dutch
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Wonderful shawl to knit, even for starters. The colour Grantchester (Chefwol’s Finest) is used to make the small version.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A thank you to the sweet little model, who is showing my design! He is making me smile!
Knitting: Slippers
Slipper is entirely knitted on 2 needles,
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Knitting: Mittens
Featured on September 26-29, 2009 calendar pages.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Dutch version added!!!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Added the Dutch version to the Ravelry store.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The pattern is a bigger version of the Baby Socks, which I released in 2007.
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
50% will be donated to the Red Cross,to Help for Haiti
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
50% will be donated to the Red Cross,to Help for Haiti
Knitting: Throw
Available in English and Dutch
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Inspired by the colours of the flowers in the Goldene Saal in Vienna, where annually the New Year’s Concert is broadcasted.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
The “bubbles” are giving a nice effect to the sock
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Christmas Stocking
Included is an extra sock pattern. Sockathon pattern of the month October 2008
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Three colours are used in this lovely pattern; a dark blue, a white and a light blue.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Wonderful feeling on your hands.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Inspired by Halloween for a bit, and in October your hands can use some warmth.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Mid-calf Socks
Hat pattern is added as extra.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This pair of socks can be worn over another pair…
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Two balls are needed to make this pair. For a longer leg/foot I recommend to buy an extra ball.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Washing instructions for this yarn: Hand wash in cold water.
Knitting: Pullover
Dutch version is added to the Ravelry store.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Size is approximately for 12-15 month old toddler.
Knitting: Mittens
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
The tale and the pattern are made up to learn students the basic for knitting. It is a fairly easy cloth to make. The money raised will allow me to buy more materials for the students of the knitting group.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
A delight to wear, easy to knit.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
A cable needle is needed as extra.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Small socks as ornaments in your Christmas tree
Knitting: Mittens
Published in Piecework Knitting Traditions, Spring 2013, Workshop given in Nieuwegein (NL) on de Breidagen.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Scarf
one ball is sufficient for a 53” shawl, over 34 stitches.
Knitting: Cardigan
6 buttons are also needed.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
As extra a cable needle is needed.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
50% will be donated to the Red Cross, to Help for Haiti
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
2 balls are needed to knit this lovely pair. For longer socks, I recommend you buy an extra ball
Knitting: Ankle Sock
It looks more difficult than it is.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Just a simple, but comfortable sock.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Yarn was a gift from Denise. Sock can be knit in similar yarn, suitable for needle size US2
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
A fun knit that will take just a couple of hours. Pattern is free preview from Clipper Knit Works issue 4 which will arrive at the end of May at http://lansingerland.blogspot.com
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
50% will be donated to the Red Cross,to Help for Haiti
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
In the month February the pattern is available through the Yahoo Sockathon group. After that month the pattern will be available through Ravelry
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Used: left over balls of Opal or Trekking
Knitting: Mittens
May 2-4 pages