Wonderous Socktober of Life in Havana – Year of Projects Update #17

This is going to be a quick update because not too much crochet got done this week. Finished Objects I finished my Tree of Life afghan! It still needs to be blocked and I'll eventually add a monogram/year to the blank middle panels when I gift it to someone (for wedding or anniversary), but I'm… Continue reading Wonderous Socktober of Life in Havana – Year of Projects Update #17

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More CALing – Year of Projects Update #16

This was pretty much an "everything according to plan" week. Works In Progress As you can see from the image above, I finished the third trees panel on my Tree of Life Crochet-A-Long afghan. Now it's just the border to do and I'm looking forward to Bonnie's suggestions in the CAL video tomorrow. I definitely… Continue reading More CALing – Year of Projects Update #16

Double Trouble – Year of Projects Update #15

No finished objects this week because it was all about starting new things. Works In Progress The much-anticipated Havana CAL started last Monday. It's been on top of the "hot right now" list on Ravelry for crochet patterns for the entire week. I started mine as planned in my dark-to-light grays against light-to-dark pinks color… Continue reading Double Trouble – Year of Projects Update #15

Vibrant Vintage Blanket Ta-dah! – Year of Projects Update #14

Let's get right to the projects because I have a big one this week! Finished Objects Yay! I finished my Vibrant Vintage blanket after exactly 4 months from when the Crochet-A-Long started on May 25. I finished this on Tuesday and it felt strange to not be working on any of the squares this week.… Continue reading Vibrant Vintage Blanket Ta-dah! – Year of Projects Update #14

Fall Already? – Year of Projects Update #13

I had a hard time coming up with a title this week. "Feel Like Poop" sounded wrong somehow, and "Yarn Gluttony" sounded just a bit negative too. The week that was was weird and I spent a lot of it getting poked and prodded in our nearby hospital. Sigh. Good thing I had a lot… Continue reading Fall Already? – Year of Projects Update #13

Third Time’s a Charm – Year of Projects Update #12

My older daughter came home from college for the weekend just to hang out and we had a great time. Finished Objects   In her pattern, ChiChi Allen explains, "Shin-yu 真友 (pronounced shin ewe/you) means true friends in Japanese." I certainly am blessed with many true friends because this is the sixth one of these… Continue reading Third Time’s a Charm – Year of Projects Update #12

Winter Tempest – Year of Projects Update #11

There's a definite feeling of Fall in the air, but this week was all about Winter, or at least the Winter Tempest blanket. Finished Objects The Winter Tempest blanket took up most of my time this week. I delivered it to my younger daughter at at her University on Friday when we all went out… Continue reading Winter Tempest – Year of Projects Update #11