Crochet

My Week Off

This is my one week off in between my college classes. I attend Southern New Hampshire online so I have 8 week classes, with one lone week of break between each. Really, if I were to wait until the last day to turn in my final assignments I would only have five days off. I hardly have time to turn around before I’m in another class, learning the teaching style of yet another professor. This really throws off my hooking mojo.

I have so many projects going right now, and just received a commission which I have to wait until Saturday to buy the yarn. I just can’t seem to focus on anything though.So last night, trying to get in as much yarn time as I can, I picked up a beginner’s baby blanket that I started for my class and mindlessly crocheted the shell pattern while watching tv.

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I took this picture today in the dying light of the afternoon. It really does not do the blanket justice. I’m using a pattern from a Red Heart book I’ve owned for years, and I could not find the pattern online. The yarn is three different colors of Baby Bee yarn from Hobby Lobby.

When I went out in search of baby yarn in my area I found the choices limiting because I didn’t want the traditional pastels. I fell in love with the variegated yarn called Easter Lily. It reminds me of the pressed paper with wildflowers in a journal I had in high school. Little pieces of flowers were embedded in the pages, causing large spaces in my writing, but oh so romantic. If I could afford their prices I would stock up on it.

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Alas, it is far too rich for my blood. I’ll just have to be satisfied with the creation of this blanket, and hopefully I’ll have some leftover when it is complete.

#yarngoals

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