Challenge: what to do with my Sharpie pens that were too numerous to fit nicely into any cups or glasses. Make one! Adding to the fun of such a concrete and finite project is the multi colored yarn.One never knows the pattern that will emerge as one progresses. To give the cup heft and sturdiness, some card stock was cut to size.
New table requires new placemats. Single crochet with cotton yarn. Sometimes our old pal, single crochet, is the best choice. Solid, thick, nice texture with those lines, and can even crochet without looking.
Already a member of the facebook page, Creative Crochet Crew, I also recently joined Granny Square Crochet. This photograph was posted by Vicki Funk Nichols who captioned it with this comment, "My own design. Retro Granny Square Afghan." I love the shapes, although if I made it I would use different colors and fill in the inside cross.
These reds are jewel red. Deep red. Perfect size for an extra layer when snuggled up in bed. Soft and deeply red. RED RED RED! I think this might be the best afghan I have ever made.... and I've made many!
From an article on artdaily.org. Oral
histories, passed down through countless generations of weavers, indicate that
the motifs embody guidelines forembracing
a harmonious posture toward life.
great nomadic tribal tribes of Persia and the Caucasus, the weaving of these
hand-knotted art pieces was the sacred activity of women. Since time
immemorial, in small isolated encampments far from the workshops of Persian
cities, grandmothers, wives and
daughters -- often from the age of five or six -- worked on small portable