Archive for blankets
Wherein I dig an unfinished project out of the basement and make some progress on it.continue reading "Granny Square Sampler Revisited"
Nine shades of worsted-weight brown yarn, a G hook, and I are pleased to present Neil’s blanket.continue reading "Better late than never"
As I sit here in my cozy family room enjoying my Mod Floral Blanket, it strikes me as the perfect time to tell you about the other Christmas gift I was working on. I was unable to talk about it, since it was a surprise for Neil. Of course, it’s hard to surprise someone you […]continue reading "Crochet Blanket #4"
After spending the better part of 2013 (off and on) working on this lap blanket, I finally stitched the last stitch this week. Yay! Come have a lookcontinue reading "And then there were three."
Labor Day Weekend – my opportunity to labor on precious little aside from my Mod Floral Blanket. It’s almost finished. Come have a peek!continue reading "Almost there"
It’s been an on-again/off-again kind of relationship between me and my mod floral blanket this summer. Right now, we’re on, and we’ve gone pretty far…continue reading "Blanket progress"
I have spent the last few months being ever so persnickety about a new mod floral crochet blanket for myself: crocheting, ripping back, crocheting again. And now that I have finally figured out how to proceed, and gotten about 1/4 of the way done, I don’t really feel like working on it anymore. Oh no – say it isn’t so!continue reading "Summer crochet. Or not?"
Just a month after finishing one blanket, I’ve got my brain working on another. I am wondering if I am crazy. I don’t do so well on projects that take me more than a few weeks. I lose steam and get bored. I try to space out my big endeavors with little instant-gratification trinkets in […]continue reading "Am I crazy?"
I have two updates for you: 1) Neil’s surgery went well. He is now a cyborg. 2) My hexagon blanket is going well. I had plenty of time to crochet while waiting at the hospital yesterday. Although, I didn’t crochet the whole time. I also looked at the clock and fidgeted. We’ve been having a […]continue reading "Updates"
Well, hello there. Did you think I had forgotten you? I talked before Christmas about how I had so many things to show you and not enough time to do it in, and then I showed you a couple of things and pretty much disappeared. I’m having trouble getting back into the swing of everyday […]continue reading "Hexagonal thoughts"