I had five days off work over the Easter break, during which time I had to ‘farm sit’ for my Dad who has been away at the Canberra Folk Festival. I gathered up my two main crochet projects (my Sophie CAL and the poncho) and stayed for two days. I had been planning to stay the whole break, but I wasn’t feeling well and went back to my place for the remaining time, visiting the farm daily to feed the animals and check the eggs.
The internet was pretty sporadic at the farm, so I didn’t have much else to do except crochet! My goal was to finish my poncho by today, and while I didn’t quite get there (I have only two rows on the border to go, and the ends to weave in) I should be able to wear it to work tomorrow!
The last two pictures of a very lazy hair-not-brushed it’s-the-holidays-don’t-judge-me Ash posing with the poncho was just me trying to work out if I needed any more rows before I started on the border. As you can probably see, the ends aren’t woven in yet either! But you get the idea. I will post finished pics of it once it’s done, but I’m very happy with both the pattern and the colours 🙂 I can see myself wearing this ALOT.
On a crochet unrelated note, my other half and I went for a day trip to Mount Field National Park yesterday, which is about 100km from home. Absolutely gorgeous scenery, and I had my head hanging out the window all the way up the mountain to inhale as much of that amazing forest smell as possible, despite it being only 5 degrees. Chilly, but extremely worth it!