Thursday, August 13, 2015

starting some crochet . . .

I haven't done any crochet for a good long while so I decided to start a shawl.  Here is the picture of the easy pattern I selected so I could just get back in the swing of things.  I want to start doing some freeform crochet again, but I have to start somewhere.

Here is the pattern I found that I liked.


I decided on some yarn I already had that is similar to this kind and got started.  It is really easy and I can see it with some long fringe once I am done.  I think I will wear it a lot.  We will see.  Here is how my start looked and of course it will need some blocking and I am quite sure I will get better as I gog.  LOL.    I am further along now and it shouldn't take too long.  I just crochet when I am watching the evening news or the PBS news which we both enjoy.  I want to keep a simple project going as we travel so I can pick it up when I need something to just keep my fingers busy for a little at a time.  I don't have the focus ability to sit and crochet for hours on end, but do enjoy a little here and there.  It has to be something easy.



We had lunch out today with good friends.  We are going to spend time with them in early September at the beginning or our travels.  We want to spend a week or so at Lake Couer d'Alene before we head on to Portland, OR for a few weeks and then out to the coast.    It is going to be a nice start to a long journey.  

2 comments:

Kim S said...

There is something about fall or the coming of fall that just makes me want to work with yarn....

Carol said...

Same here - love that "cuddle by the fire" feeling that I get in the fall. Only this fall we will be on the road until spring so have to take my vices with me.