The last stages of hooking Seaweed pull things together

 

Here I am almost finished with hooking Seaweed, and am happy with the interesting variety of the background. The lighter splotches of color are the Dark Olive Brown against the Inky Olive wool. The blue-purple that I hooked in the lower left I added near the bottom right. Continue reading

My happy crochet memory gave me an inspiration

Ever since I was in Junior High School I have loved crochet. I had a few missteps with crochet. Such as the gold and avocado afghan that I could not plow my way through. But all in all, I had fun making granny squares, hot pads, hats, and bags with crochet. I have a fond memory from back then of making a long mesh hippie vest with the help of my greek neighbor, Mrs. Arvanitis. She helped her daughter Colette and me crochet the vest from a pattern, walking us through each step. Continue reading