Saturday 17 June 2023

NOT MUCH DONE


Due to more health issues the past fortnight I have only been crocheting the last few days and I am happy to have completed the central part of the blanket and added the 1st border consisting of 2 rounds. However, I only had about 2 inches of the 2nd round left to do when I ran out of the colour. Yep, 2 inches! I had not one single scrap left anywhere to be found. Then I had a brainwave,( rare indeed) , and checked to see how much I had wound on the peg. I keep labelled samples of each colour and brand wound onto wooden pegs like Lucy does( Attic 24). So, thankfully, I had enough from the peg to complete that final 2 inches with a small amount left to wind back onto the peg. WHEW! 




I now realise that the top right block is the same colour as the first border which makes that block look over sized. Hmmmm. Anyhoo, I wanted to use that blue and there is no way I have enough of it to unpull and redo another border as it will need even more yarn. 

Today I started the 1st round of the next border ensuring I have fresh new balls available of each colour I use from now on LOL. It is a mauve, not a pink as the pic seems to show. 




My blog is a bit boring with just crochet happening but I do hope to get back to some UFO quilts soon.  Why is the font size changing????????Sorry.


4 comments:

  1. I hope you are feeling better this coming week, your blanket is looking great, so lucky you had that spare piece of wool.

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  2. Well done on your lovely finish. How lucky to have the small amount of sample wool needed. I have also been having "font size" issues with the last couple of my posts. Very annoying. Hope you are feeling better. Take care.

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  3. Nerve wracking end to that row! Hope you are feeling better this week...
    Hugz

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  4. Your crochet is always so nice and bright......

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