Celebrating Five Years!

It's hard to believe that it has been 5 years now since Holland Designs began. Back then, I was a stay at home mom to one little baby girl. Now, I have 3 little girls who wear and model many of my new designs. Here is my latest crochet creation: The Evie Cap, modelled by my little Maddie. Pattern includes sizes baby to adult. I'm also having a big 50% off ...continue reading

Evie Cap Crochet Pattern

Crochet this super cute little cap for your little girl. Worn tilted to one size, it adds such a stylish touch to her cute little outfits! Pattern includes sizes baby to adult ladies. Crocheted using DK or worsted weight yarn in color of choice - up to 100 grams - and crochet hook size H (5.0) mm or similar. Stitches used include - ch, sl st, sc, ...continue reading


My husband has been telling me recently that I've been remiss in not blogging, so I must apologize for this. Life has been busy (isn't it always). In the past few months, we enjoyed a visit from my Mom for a few weeks. Then our eldest turned 5 and started school. It works that way here in New Zealand; you start school once you've turned 5 (or anytime ...continue reading

Emma Cloche Crochet Pattern

An adorable hat with great texture! Includes instructions for all sizes - newborn to adult ladies. Crocheted using DK or light worsted weight yarn of choice and crochet hook size G (4.5 mm). You'll need up to 100 grams. Design features a pretty spiral rosette at the side. Skill level: easy/Intermediate Stitches used include - ch, sl st, hdc, dc, ...continue reading

Drape Front Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Create this romantic, drape front cardigan for your fall wardrobe. Includes sizes newborn up to ladies XL. This pattern is “made to measure” so you will need a measuring tape to complete this project. No specific yardage estimates are provided since you may use yarn weight and hook size of choice. Sample cardigan was made using a size 3 yarn (Anne Geddes ...continue reading