Yesterday was crochet day for me. We had our From The Heart group meeting in Ashland in the afternoon. I took this blanket to work on since it will ultimately be donated to FTH. I got the top dark green stripe done and the next light section started. I sure hope that most of this yarn is gone when I finish this large blanket. It is looking pretty good though. I think someone will like it.
It seems like a good time to check in on all of the crochet projects because if I'm going to get one bag out to photograph I can get them all out.
I have a hat bag that I use for taking to meetings or to have in the car and I've been working on some masculine chemo hats. I like Lion Brand Feels Like Butta (and the Yarn Bee and Premier equivalents) for chemo hats. I makes such a soft hat that's perfect for tender skin. I also like Lion Brand Mandala Ombre and I think I will be able to get 2 hats out of one ball. This is a new pattern for me and it makes a slouchy style hat. It's a larger size hat for larger heads and I like the look of it a lot. It's the Brimless Beanie and it's free on Ravelry.
Remember a couple of years ago when I said I was only going to have one project at a time? Pfft. Forget all that!
Project number 3 is another of the big blankets that I've been making for family members. I don't have a recipient identified for this one but it's great to work on in the winter to cover my legs while I stitch away.
Finally, after some time in crochet purgatory, my hexagon sweater is back in the rotation. It's not turning out perfect but it is going to be wearable and I'm learning a lot. I have to sew the center back, add the bottom band and the neck band. It's getting close!
I usually rotate the projects every day. It's going to be interesting to see what happens with my crochet time now that football season is coming to the end. We don't have a habit of watching much TV but I do like to wind down with some productive sitting at the end of the day. No reason I can't continue that habit with my audiobooks.
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.