Bat Dishcloth started!

I liked my cat dishcloth so much I decided to make a spooky bat to go with it. Well, right now it is just a bat butt. Crochet goes so much faster than knitting for me, so I expect this one to be done in no time!

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October 2019 Goals

September went by way too quickly. October is also a travel month but hopefully I will be a bit more productive this time!Completed in September: Another cute sun hat A great vacation and some photos Current WIPs: Giant red blanket (of doom) - crochet Gipsy Avenger - plastic model Irish Snood - crochet Among the... Continue Reading →

Yarn tricks

I've been winding my yarn into cakes for a while now. However, it was only recently that I discovered this particular trick of putting the cake into a ziploc bag. It is so simple and obvious I'm not sure why I didn't do it sooner. It keeps the cake from wobbling around as I pull,... Continue Reading →

Second Sun Hat finished!

It's all done! I definitely like the colors of this one better than the first one for myself. I will probably give the other one away. This one will be going on vacation with me in a few weeks!

September 2019 Goals

I knocked out one of my big goals in August! Time to see what September might bring. Completed in August: My first pair of socks!!! A cute sun hat Current WIPs: Giant red blanket (of doom) - crochet Gipsy Avenger - plastic model Irish Snood - crochet Among the Trees scarf - knit Sun Hat... Continue Reading →

Sun Hat progress (4)

I'm still chipping away at this very slowly every night. For whatever reason this one is not as stiff as the first one so it is not quite as photogenic. I may end up having to block it over a bowl to get it to look nice once I'm done.

Sun hat progress (3)

Once again I didn't spend much time crocheting tonight, but I got another row or two done. I will definitely finish by the weekend even at this rate, so I'm happy. I'm enjoying the colors of this hat so much more than the first one too. Making this second hat was the right decision!

Sun hat progress (2)

Made a tiny bit of progress on my hat. I've been very distracted by social and gaming things so far this week so it is a miracle I am getting anything done. Every little bit still counts!

Second sun hat started

I decided the green of my first hat was too much for me. I like this color scheme much better, especially the stripes instead of the variegated yarn in the middle.

Sun hat finished!

It looks a little silly sitting there but I like it quite a lot when I'm wearing it. I'm still not entirely sure how I feel about the color, but I can always make another one. This pattern was a lot of fun!

Sun hat progress

It's already almost done! Just a few more rounds around the brim and it will be finished. This is a really nice pattern to let my brain take a break from knitting lace for a little while.

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