Happy Saturday everyone!
I just wanted to pop in and do a little show and tell.
Unfortunately, most of this fall and winter my hooks have been frozen.
I had no desire to crochet.
Sometimes I wanted to but wouldn't have time.
Others I just didn't feel like getting my bag.
The gray skies of winter always put me in the blahs.
I have come to realize that I am solar powered.
I need sunlight (or bright lights) to be productive.
When the outside is gray and yucky, I tend to just wanna sleep or just watch tv.
I have forced myself to get out my hooks and work on some projects.
First I grabbed my hooks and a skein of gray Red Heart Super Saver and I began stitching some squares I had made together. I got one row done but decided to quit until I could figure out which squares I wanted to do next.
I also did some squares for my Granny Patchwork Blanket.
I'm still not very far along with it. I have a feeling this project will take me at least until the end of this year.
I tend to get bored easily.
I also crocheted a draft block for our front door. It didn't turn out the way I wanted so I didn't photograph it.
I am finally putting my Stylecraft to good use. I bought 10 skeins a LONG time ago.
I decided to do a straight double crochet block type blanket.
I am basically crocheting with a color until I run out and then attaching the next color. I love it so far!
I have some other granny squares made of Caron Simply Soft that I plan on making into a lap blanket soon.
I will post photos when I get it going.
Finally, I have began making some curtains for my house.
Here I am using offset filet crochet to create a curtain panel.
This is a lovely melon color. I cannot wait to see it hanging over my bright sunny dining room window.
I will be making some red filet curtains for my big kitchen window too.
I have found a lovely pattern for a geometric squares pattern for the 3 little windows in my bay window.
I have to buy some size 10 cotton. I am kind of nervous about using it as I haven't crocheted with that type of thread before.
I have tons of ideas bouncing around in my head for stuff. I am really hoping to be able to turn out several smaller projects per month and maybe a bigger project every 2-3 months.
I want this year to be a year of crochet for me.
That is all for now my friends.
I will see you next post.