I love to crochet and have been doing small projects. Here is a round coaster using this amazing multi colored yarn I bought last year.
This is a flower shaped coaster using that same yarn. The colors change after long segments of certain combinations. Only problem is that I can't find the paper tag that went with it. That's ok, there are only a couple of places it could be from so I'll find it eventually, I would love to see if there is a blue version. I will definitely be using the yarn to make a few more small projects I know I will love. I really like coasters because they are quick and I have seen quite a few free patterns online that I can try.
I used a tutorial on one of my favorite blogs Resurrection Fern to complete this little rock fish necklace.
I had to try a few colored ones too. They were very fun and easy to make.
I used a tutorial I found on the really nice blog Speckless to make this multi-media rock. I first embroidered my message on a piece of muslin, then I crocheted the muslin to a stone to make a paperweight. You can vary the pattern of the crochet using doily stitches.
This is the back, pretty simple. I wanted to make a token of love and it worked!
Esteban liked his love rock. I am working on rocks for Sebastian and Isabel.
I used my Mark-B-Gone pen to write the message on my bit of muslin first, the bright blue ink disappears with a little water. I embroidered Sebastian's already using his favorite color, you can see Isabel is still in Mark-B-Gone blue ink. The grey thread is to crochet Sebastian's rock and the dark red for Isabel's. I will show off the finished rocks soon.
I am doing a few Swap-bot craft swaps that I am really excited about so I have a few deadlines. I will post more about Swap-bot soon too. At the very least I have to let you know that it has been so fun, I've had a great experience. It is one of those things that is what you make of it.
Chemo was fine last week and the week before. It makes me feel a bit medicated and I tend to fall asleep in my chair pretty regularly. Usually with a ball of thread or yarn in my lap. My family is taking great care of me and Luci is a loving companion. I am looking forward to seeing spring in the trees along my walk. Soon.
Have a great rest of the weekend.