Ok, I'm so very pleased to present my first ever freaking Granny Square:
Love it love it love it love it!
As, I mentioned on the weekend, Mum bought me a crochet book (a very expensive $6) and I wanted to try it out over the Long Weekend, but there was no wool at my parents house! Gosh! I got back to the city late Monday night, went to work, then spent the afternoon (well, like 5 mins before Clegs closed) choosing the right (and cheapest) yarn. It's 'Washed Haze Aran' (I have no idea what this means) by a company called Patons and is very soft! The colours I chose are black, red and purple (although having just read the label for you, I realised the purps is actually magenta. Colour FAIL)
I thought I'd start these 'on the road' type things, as it feels like I'm forever away from returning to my darling sewing machine etc (but hopefully on Tuesday I'll be there and give them all a hug!). I have so many great new babies to hang with these days, so thought Granny Squares can turn into a magnificent rug or blankie.
As for the square itself, I'm astonished with how quick and square like the thing is (it's 3 double stitches - Australian style) and I really like how soft the yarn is too (look at me, calling it yarn - professional!) as it's 60 percent cotton. Love that!
Everytime I hone my skillz like this I wanna scream "I have found my calling" but we all know that after a few months I'll just go back to sewing my things!
Hope you're having a great week, whatever you're up to! Oh, and I'm still collecting your thoughts on my 'About Me' Page... I've got a few topics from you already:
Where did Veronica Darling come from?
How much sewing?
How long sewing?
Any tips for starting out?
If you think of some more, just let me know!