Sunday, 20 November 2022

BORDER TIME

 

A few years ago I put my Eastern Jewels blanket away in the too hard basket thinking it may never resurface . Now I am so pleased that I took the plunge and restarted it. Despite a little creative improvisation here and there to get the octagons right, it has all pieced together nicely.  




I apologise for the blurred parts on the right side of the photo and the curled half triangles on each corner. Now more fun begins....the border. I thought this would be the easiest part but I am having some difficulty with the instructions.  Maybe I should think about it later after I have had some sleep. 

I was already pondering what crochet project to do next and was considering a few things when I found that Lucy at Attic 24 has announced a new CAL. It is called Springfrost and shall be starting early January. So, I hopped onto my lappy and ordered the yarn kit which shall wing its way here in 7 to 14 days. I have ordered a few Attic 24 kits from Wool Warehouse over the years and made a few of Lucy's blankets which I love. Hmmm, I wonder if I will ever get back to stitching? Yeah! Too many UFOs waiting for me.

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous....looking forward to seeing how you finish it off.

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  2. Beautiful Ondrea, looking forward to seeing the border. Sometimes instructions need a second reading. I love Lucy's blankets too, I have a kit in the cupboard I must get down and start one day soon.

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  3. This project is just gorgeous Ondrea and I am looking forward to the next crochet project in January! Hugs Christine xx

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  4. That looks beautiful. Good luck with the border.
    Lucy is a very clever designer, she has a great eye for colour.

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  5. Just gorgeous... hope you figure out the border. I saw Springfrost... pretty colours. I got a different kit when I was over there so I shall avoid temptation this time.
    Hugz

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  6. The colours are gorgeous Ondrea, so glad you persevered! Looking forward to seeing the border complete next week...... xx

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  7. It's coming along beautifully. I hadn't read about the new crochet project so now I shall go over and see if I need to order some yarn too ;-)

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