Good news I found more if the color I needed, thank god I was shopping with my mom as she found the right shade of blue. I of course forgot the wool at home but she matched it perfectly! So I have been working away as much as I can, I managed to pinch a nerve in my hip last week, sitting has been a challenge but thankfully today it seems fine amd with any luck I can sit down and get this blanket knocked out.
Well I would have had it done but of course I ran out of yarn. I thought I had enough when I bought the wool, all well I have a great excuse to go yarn shopping now. Fingers crossed I can find the color I was using.
I’m back to crocheting this week and have made progess on my baby boys blanket.
I have 60 boxes (Squares), it is as big as he wants it. I have started decreasing now and it should go faster ( as long as I don’t slack off for a week again). My boy is impatiently waiting and would rather I just cut the yarn and call it done now.
First row of decreasing.
If I keep at it the silly boy should have his hands on this by the weekend.
Since my three boys have started back at school I have been enjoying quiet afternoons. I have been neglecting my hooks and yarn and going for nice walks since it is still warm enough to enjoy being outside. My walks have averaged about 5k everyday, nice way to kill an hour and get away from home at the same time. Today I am going to get my hook back into my hand and get some progress on all the wips I have sitting calling my name.
We had a fun weekend of shopping and more shopping. It started off with bookshelf hunting and ended with yarn, not a bad way to end the day. Michaels had Caron simply soft of for 3 bucks a ball so of course I had to grab some even though it was not the yarn I was going in there to buy. I grabbed three balls of Red Heart Boutique Midnight yarn in the colour Moonlight, love the yarn but not the price (ouch!!!). The way more then I would normally pay for yarn was used for a scarf called Shades of Grey. http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/shades-grey-scarf I also fancied up a couple of my hair elastics with the bit I had left over, I was struggling with using it in the scrap Corner to Corner afghan although a tiny bit did make it in.
I have fingerless gloves in the works in blue and sparkly black to kind of go with the scarf. I’m not to sure how they will work together but it is work a shot anyways. http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/give-%E2%80%98em-spirit-crochet-wristers
The Caron simply soft for now has been put away in one of many totes to await use, I got it in two shades of pink which look really pretty together. Once I get one of the other afghans done ( yeah right lol) I will have to find the right pattern to use it with.