Modern & Stylish Crochet​

Welcome to HandmadeRoseBag! My name is Greet and this is where I share my passion for modern and stylish crochet with you.

Whether you’re looking for handmade-for-you original creations or you’re a crochet-DIY lover yourself and looking for original patterns and How-To’s: you’ve come to the right place!

Everything you’ll find on here is 100% designed and handmade with passion and care by yours truly. I work with the most natural and eco-friendly products on the market to offer you fun, stylish and useful goodies: sometimes a bit quirky, always sustainably created.

Have fun exploring! x Greet

Visit my (gorgeous!) Etsy shop

New! pencil cases!

Yes, I now also make pencil cases as you can see!

(I honestly have to hide them from my daughter and her friends because otherwise they disappear like hot cakes!!)

You can still grab yours from my Etsy shop. Or, if you’re one of my fellow DIY-crochet lovers: use my FREE pencil case pattern to crochet your own!

Blog about my 2 passions: crochet and writing

Post comes sometimes with tips and tricks of how to crochet modern products even more attractive. Other posts describes how I made products I sell and other post gives some patterns away. I’m also concerned about the environment, so sometimes I also refer to how I want to help to recover our nature. 

When I was I a kid my two main hobby’s were crocheting and writing! So now I can combine the two different worlds with this blog. So most of the time posts are written in the story of my daily life with family, friends, etc but always combined with crochet!  

Below ares examples of my posts. 

how to line

5 easy ways to pimp handmade purses!

This week I started to crochet purses. It is very easy to crochet them. Yes, you find the pattern on…

a crocheted heart

How to crochet a red heart for Valentine’s day with a good readable pattern made with a new design tool, an easy start for beginners!

How to crochet a red heart for Valentine’s day. It is almost Valentine’s day. That’s why I made a diagram…

Hooked Rose

Free pattern to crochet in no time a beautiful rose with an easy readable pattern made by a new design tool

In subsequent messages, patterns will now always be created with this new tool, but they will also always be translated…

Laptop sleeve with a pocket

Laptop sleeve with a pocket

New design: laptop sleeve with a pocket   A pocket A lot of time we need a laptop sleeve with…


Santa’s laptop sleeve

“A red laptop sleeve with a white border, black belt and a brown buckle. The ultimate holiday accessory!“ A laptop…


Pattern little snowman

So here I post the pattern of my little snowman I made for de warmste week. Also take a look…

velvet laptop sleeve : finished detail of zipper

Soft velvet laptop sleeve

Why making a soft velvet laptop sleeve? Soft, stylish, chique and glimmering One of the reasons I chose velvet is…

laptop sleeve made with recycled cotton

Laptop sleeve made with recycled cotton

Laptop sleeve with recycled cotton Recently I found recycled cotton at a normal price. Indeed, it was not easy to…


Pencil case free pattern

“I want to share this pencil case free pattern, because it is so beautiful and attractive to see. It is…


Why I made a big bag in coral red

Why a big bag in coral red? My sister said a day to me : “I need a big big…


How to make a lovely fruit basket

Method for making a fruit basket in an easy way.

laptop sleeve with crocheted zipper

How to avoid zipper troubles : crochet instead of sewing

Crochet a zipper for the first time I’m mostly stuck when it comes to sewing a zipper, not one of…

greek style cotton bag

How to make the environment better with a Greek style cotton bag made of ecological yarn

Ecological Greek style cotton summer bag I like a Greek style cotton bag Summer bag This cotton bag can be…


Crochet summer cotton tank top : out of my comfort zone!

Why crochet this summer cotton tank top? First, I think it’s pretty easy to start with a summer cotton tank…


Testimonials :

 on my etsy shop

 I love this. Amazing correspondence and kindness in going the extra mile. Extremely good quality and sturdy. Love the sewn in name! The best Etsy experience I’ve had. Very pleased.

 Heidi loves the original designs


I have to admit, I got a little addicted to Greet’s gorgeous bags! It started with a beautiful bright red sling bag … then I seemed to need one for lots of different occasions . Next will be a sleeve for my mac I think! .
I love the original designs and the sustainable fabrics used, it’s lovely quality and the colours seem unchanged after a gentle wash!

Some interesting links!

Also have a look at my facebook page, HandmadeRoseBag. On that page pictures of projects in progress are shown. Not only on that page but also on instagram you can follow some projects.

On crochetTalk too I have my own place where I chat with other crocheters. 

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