If we were having coffee this month I’d tell you about my big project and the thrill of how a ‘ new stitch’ worked.
I’m enjoying an iced latte, since it’s been unseasonably warm. What can I pour for you?
February was a mad rush to get my son’s blanket done before his birthday. I am pleased with how it looks. I didn’t think I’d be happy at all with the finished project.
It looks good overall and to the non-yarn artist. My son likes it and that’s what’s important.
Up close I see many spots where I made errors and while looking over the blanket I can see the ‘learning’ stages. I learned that a ball of yarn for each colour section makes a tidier blanket vs cutting (and leaving more tails!!) with the colour switches. I also learned that I shouldn’t cut tails late at night because I snipped a stitch or two and that’s a (&(%^ to fix.
I had a wee bit of time to create something for me this month. I’ve seen earbuds decorated with crochet on Pinterest so I thought it would be a fun way to add to my new walking routine!
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What yarn art have you created this month?
edit: This week (and this post) started in February ..so I’m counting it as the Yarn and Coffee post for February 😉