It has been a bit since I have done a post. I have no reason other than I just didn’t. But here I am to share what I have on my hook at the moment. I see people all the time talking about how wonderful C2C is and how quickly it works up. I decided… Continue reading What I’m Hooking…
I started on this baby blanket from a free pattern. It is my first pattern where are the stitches aren’t the same throughout. It has a puff stitch which is new for me and driving me insane, crossed over double crochet stitches, and front and back post double crochet. I’m enjoying making it even though… Continue reading Gift Baby Blanket
I have this yarn that my husband bought me when I very first started to crochet. It is pink, purple, and gray and has a pink string wrapped around it to give it its texture. I don’t remember what I was going to attempt when I started chaining it but all I knew was once… Continue reading So I have this yarn….
I was up late last night finishing off the last hat for my oldest that I promised him I’d have done today. I told myself that I wasn’t going to crochet today. Lie. I’m crocheting right now. I’m hoping to finish up this playmat finally. I keep getting distracted by other things I start instead.… Continue reading I lied to myself.
I got my “official yarn” that I wanted to use for my basketweave afghan. I’m glad to say I counted properly the first go. Yarn is Bernat Blanket in Vintage White. I’m using size N – 9mm hook.
I decided I wanted to make this Bernat Basketweave pattern I found on the Yarnspirations web I site. I’ve watched many tutorials on this pattern and they are all just a smidge different from each other. This one has each section in five double crochet vertically and four “lines” going across. Some have three or four vertical… Continue reading Basketweave Nightmare
So I decided on my edging for my playmat. It will be points like a sun. The picture above shows part one of the edging. There is a second row needed to complete the look. I started the edging not knowing what my stitch count was beforehand. As I was trucking along, I started thinking… Continue reading *UPDATE* Spiral Playmat