crochet:: getting cut from the team

 This one is the last WiP and final obstacle before I begin my labor-of-love afghan with my amazing new wool.

It has been picked up and put back down probably 50 times over the past 6 months.

And yet I am no further than this.

single crochet ripple

I can’t seem to get into an old-school sc chevron/ripple.

Just cannot.

Too flipping boring.

But I absolutely adore the colors, and I really want a footstoolish-type pillow. I even have the foam form.

This is getting frogged.  On second thought, no.  Yeesh, I should have saved the best WiP for last instead of this one, the slowest and most aggravating.

Yikes.  Very scary inside my head isn’t it?

I have finished or frogged bunches of half-baked projects in the past month.  I’m not allowing myself to move on until I’m all caught up.    And I’m only talking about yarn projects.  I prefer to live in denial over all the other partially finished crap in my magical craft closet.

So, I’m off to work on my tuffet.  Or is it a pouf? And what qualities must it have to be one of those and not a mere footstoolish-type cushion?  Just one of the great mysteries of life I shall ponder to break the boredom…

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10 thoughts on “crochet:: getting cut from the team”

  1. You are too funny! I think your “boring” WIP is very pretty but I do understand what you mean. I’m working on a project now that I’m anxious to finish so I can move on. You have a Magical craft closet? How does it work? You need it to magically complete the projects that you don’t want to finish?

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    1. Magical indeed. Only not quite as magical as one would wish. And thanks for the vote of confidence on the WiP, I was still wavering but have decided NOT to cut it from the team. I will trudge onward.

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  2. Do as a friend suggested to me when I spoke of a boring repetitive stitched project ,,, she said time to pop something in your ear music or story and stitch on!

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    1. Wowsers! What a undertaking you are doing 🙂 In my opinion, I would probably go with about 16 – 18 skeins depending on your stitch, hook and pattern. If you want to do that on a budget, you could get 6 or 7 of the pounder skeins, and the bonus is that they are usually no-dye-lot, and you can get the 50% off coupons at JoAnn’s and you can buy them as you go. Good luck 🙂 I would love to see your finished project!

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