Two of the lovely gifts that I received for my birthday were the book "Cute & Easy Crochet with Flowers " by Nicki Trench, and some yummy yarn. That was a whole month ago now, and I've been just dying to get stuck into both of them, but have
willed encouraged myself to be disciplined and get some of my WIPs finished and out of the way first before I started something new.
Ok, so technically I still have an unfinished-as-yet crocheted shawl and an almost-finished-just-need-to sew-them-up pair of knitted socks in my basket, but I could resist no longer and a few days ago, my willpower caved. Willpower really has never been my strong point.
|see the pretty soft pink socks there too ?|
So, on my needles this week is a cabled cowl (just a pattern I made up as I went along
- quite simple . . . 40 stitches with two 8 stitch cables in between) and on my hook,
a pair of Fingerless Gloves from Nicki Trench's lovely book.
And whilst my fingers are busy with that, I'm enjoying my current Book Club read: "The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul" by Deborah Rodrigues. It's a novel, but gives an interesting touch of insight into life in Afganistan as the author used to live as an ex-pat in Kabul.
So today I'm linking up with Ginny at Small Things for Yarn Along
and also joining in with Chrissie at Chrissie Crafts & Marianne at Ladybird Diaries for their Bloomin' Crochet-A-Long.
Do hop over and have a wee peek at what everyone else is doing with yummy yarn today.
Happy Thursday peeps . . .