During one of my more enthusiastic crochet moments a couple of months ago, I made up a bundle of cute triangle blocks in various bright acrylic colours, in order to make a blanket for my stepdaughter’s room. Unfortunately over those few months it seems I have indeed become a yarn yuppie, and crocheting in that much crappy acrylic makes my heart hurt! So I spent one evening this week making bunting out of the blocks, and I finally put it up in my stepdaughter’s room today. I’m so happy with it! It makes the room so much brighter and I hope Jade loves it too.
I also used some of my leftover yarn from the Sophie’s Universe CAL and made a random square that I saw on a facebook page last week. I’m absolutely in love with this pattern (AND the yarn, Cascade 220 is AMAZING to work with) and I’m tempted to say that I’ll make a blanket out of it as well! For now though, it remains a solitary block with no purpose other than to admire 🙂
Firstly, I thought I’d share my granny square progress with you. I now have six plain squares finished in this particular colour scheme (which I can’t seem to get enough of) and I think they are looking great together!
While I’m having lots of fun crocheting up these squares, it’s only a few weeks away until Christmas and I have decided to crochet a few sets of coasters for gifts. I also have the skull shawl to finish off too, although I’m not entirely sure that will get done in time to be posted for Christmas.
My step-daughter will be flying into Hobart from Darwin in less than two weeks, and I can’t wait to see her! My partner and I have made up her bedroom, however at the moment it’s looking a bit plain and boring and I would love to make sure it’s got enough ‘wow’ factor to impress a six-year-old! I’m thinking of crocheting the letters of her name in her favourite colours and putting them up on one of the walls; I think she would really get a kick out of that. Does anyone else have any cool suggestions on how to brighten up a little girl’s bedroom?