Sunday, November 20, 2016

Monday Making

At the end of a busy day 
I enjoy sitting down and working on something.
Recently THIS is what it's been.

Lots of pretty yarn
and rows and rows of crochet stitching!!

I do NOT need another afghan.
But...
I DO NEED this calm and peaceful project
at the end of my DAY!!!
:)

This afghan is made with the spike stitch.
A very simple stitch
that makes a simple afghan INTERESTING!


Now it's YOUR turn!!!

What are YOU making this week??


13 comments:

  1. nice afghan. I should make something similar with all my yarn scraps.

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  2. Very pretty! I love all those colors.

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  3. Crocheting isn't my favorite activity but my granddaughter would like me to make her a bigger one than the one she currently has (she's 6 and she's using a baby afghan.) I'm going to be checking my stash of books for an afghan if she doesn't like one I made years ago (hum, maybe 30 or 40!) If she does I need to do a bit of repair work on it, wash it and then she can have it. It's wool and that may be a problem. Plus it is heavy. It's made of hexagon granny squares. I'll show it to her on T-Day. Enjoy your week and don't work too hard.

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  4. This week - I need to STOP rearranging the blocks on my design wall (notably the barnyard blocks) and start sewing the rows together for my OMMS project!

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  5. That crochet stitch does make it look great

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  6. There is something so relaxing about yarn crafts.

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  7. It looks so nice in that stitch. That is a great project for relaxing.

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  8. There is nothing like crochet to calm the mind and body and just rest. Quilting sure doesn't do that for me with it's constant movement up/down and around. I will pull out a project - thanks for the inspiration!

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  9. Your afghan is lovely. I bet it is relaxing to work on at night.

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  10. Love your afghan! I am a crocheter as well! Thank you so much for hosting Monday Making!

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  11. Temps are just starting to cool down where I am, and I'm thinking I could definitely use another afghan. Could you possibly share the pattern?

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    1. I went to youtube and found a tutorial for the spike stitch. Happy stitching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCw3Va7NEUc&t=197s

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  12. Love your beautiful Afghan..I'm making grannies for an afghan.

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