Monday, April 6, 2009

I know it's not rocket science....

but I'm still pretty proud of myself. I finally taught myself to crochet, despite many, many failed attempts. For years, I was convinced that I was crochet-challenged, except for the basic chain stitch and stitches that I seemed to make up, as I coudn't find them in any books. I am completely and utterly left-handed, which was a challenge with almost all instrutions being for right-handers.
Hours sitting bedside with my Dad was the perfect opportunity to finally concentrate and figure it all out. In addition to the swatches and scarf in this photo is another scarf already given to my brother.
As soon as I finish my Arianne sweater (almost done!) I am crocheting a sweater for this little fashionista. (Mary--already bought the yarn--on sale!)
Down the road, I have visions of granny squares jewelry with delicate wire and pearls.

1 comment:

And Lily Makes Three said...

We stopped by Rend Lake today and visited the Illinois Artists' Shop and guess what we saw? Yep, a few Laura Kochevar pieces right there in front of our eyes.

Actually, I thought it was kind of cool that first, Sam saw someone elses felted bowls and said, "hey, this is Laura's stuff." I didn't know he knew your kind of work!