Monday 25 September 2023

GENTLE CROCHETING

 

I have done a little bit more of my owl crosstitch, mainly the owl on the left  but you probably won't note much difference from the last pic. I have done some definition outlines and filled in small gaps with single stitch colour , some 2 stitches or just 3. I dislike this fiddly part of doing crosstitch. However, I am on the home stretch with just the owl on the far right to finish after this one.




Meanwhile, I decided to pick up my crochet hook and some yarn in my stash to make some 8" squares for charity blankets. I chose to make solid granny squares but may make some different ones as well. 



I think they look quite pretty and happy colours. Perfect during Springtime. I have many other colours in my stash, quite a selection really,  all Stylecraft Special DK from the many CALs I have done, mainly from Attic 24. I love this particular yarn so much that when I was tidying up and tossing stuff out  I sorted many other remnants of yarns and gave them to others to knit for charity but kept mostly this particular one. 


Now back to finishing that crosstitch!


Happy stitching. 


4 comments:

  1. The owls are coming along so well - nearly finished! The colours of your squares are so pretty. xx

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  2. I love the pattern you are using for the crochet squares... and agree the yarn from Wool Warehouse is lovely....
    Hugz

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  3. Great progress with the owls! Your crochet squares look wonderful, love the colours.

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  4. Those 8” squares are lovely, and the design of them is one I’ve not seen before. I agree, Stylecraft yarn is beautiful to crochet with, and the colours…gorgeous.

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