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Thursday, 19 November 2009

Those 'Inbetween Moments'

My crochet output has been rather slow the last couple of days, work and other commitments have got in the way.  However, I must say that since I have started blogging I am much more aware of making the most of every minute of the day, and although other "stuff" has taken precedence over 'creative output' I am learning to make the most of those 'Inbetween Moments', you know what I mean, those times when you have literally a few minutes spare - waiting for the potatoes to boil, or the washing machine to finish and in my case  (I work from home as a Beauty Therapist) waiting for a client to arrive. These are the times I grab whatever project I am working on and even if I only manage a few stitches - that's progress, slow, but progress all the same. In my 'Inbetween Moments' the last couple of days I played around with these granny squares

and decided that they will be my next blanket project - I might make them larger because I don't think I will be able to join the squares as you go (unless any of you lovelies knows how to do this)  and I might even be tempted to use my secret Rowan stash!  I keep gazing at it and thinking its too nice to use!!!!! 

I also started another project which has been (sorry to all you dedicated crochet fans) knitting!  I made myself a hat which a dear friend remarked on, so I am making her one for Christmas and a scarf to match.

Its in this nice Crofter wool and knits ( or I'm sure crochets ) to a pretty random look and is nice and soft.
I am also making a glasses case for the same friend, and I must start some of Lucy's wristwarmers for another friend. Of course, there is still the matter of the Cot Blanket - hoping to make more progress with that tonight  - phew!  I had better get started - as my English teacher used to say:-

"Procrastination is the thief of time"

Have a great evening

Speak soon xx


  1. Those look lovely squares. Where did you get the pattern? I'm also loving that Crofter wool:-)

  2. You can knit as well ! Gosh you are brilliant. Love the squares, cute pattern. I think they would look really good in a blanket. Easy stitch to do.
    Hugs and Love Suex

  3. Glad to know there is another cross-crafter around!!! :-)
    Love to see the finished hat and I do love the granny squares. They are great in-between fillers without too much thought

  4. I am not one who crochets ( I can feel a New Year's Resolution coming on !) but Lucy of Attic24 has a tutorial for joining Granny squares as you go . Her Granny squares are a bit different to yours - maybe yours are just bigger - but thought you may be able to adapt Lucy's method to siut your needs.
    Love your coloursby the way.

  5. Love your Grannies. I also do a stitch or two in between other jobs. I even keep a tote bag with just leftover yarn in the car and work on granny squares whenever I have to wait in the car while my husband runs in the store for something. I believe every minute counts. Good for you on the knitting, I have tried and all I have mastered is just straight knitting. I just go back and forth....but at least I'm going somewhere!! Take care.