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Thursday, May 08, 2014

Crochet update ....






I know  many of you are doing the Stitch A long but I thought I would post something I worked on last week. I do get tired of counting , checking charts, and making mistakes. Yes I made many on this Stitch A Long part #1. It was like something did not want me to do it but I am stubborn and would not give up :)
I had to FROG about 4 separate times for such a small area but keep in mind it was just me not paying attention. So my alternative when the sun goes down is to crochet. I free-formed this piece that I am using for a doily on my table in the studio. I just love all of the colors and no pattern to follow YEAH!!!
I used up my stash of pearl cotton.  Hope you are stitching better than I did on part #1
Oh and one more thing I TRIED to iron my Stitch A Long piece to photograph and show you but yes I sprayed to much water and it ran. Weeks Dye Works floss is colorfast now but my stash from long ago is not.  My white turned pink and I was not happy so I threw it away. Imagine this is the piece that I frogged 4 times, but my new stitched piece is just fine and I did not have to FROG anything (YET) !!
Just sharing my stitching adventures!!

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful crochet Donna! Such lovely colours too.

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  2. Gorgeous colours in the crocheting - love it!

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  3. OMG, I love your freeform crochet! Your eye for color is wonderful! OMG OMG! Gorgeous! (Sorry about your stitching frustrations.....)

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  4. WOW Beautiful doily. Love your freeform crochet! Talk about a work of art. Love it!!!
    love Annette

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  5. Looking so lovely x

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  6. I know your frustration. I am not good at changing colors and I struggled with my project. I frogged many colors and tried a different one. I didn't throw it away and start over, but was tempted. Glad your 2nd attempt is going well. Stitch on!

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  7. Love the doily. Such pretty colors.
    The first part of the SAL is coming along nicely.

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  8. Love the colorful doily!!

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