i can crochet — kind of
I'm determind to crochet an afghan. It shouldn't be too hard, right?
I bought a book with patterns, wool, the hooks, and ripped a free sheet on learning how to crochet off of the wall at Wal-Mart.
I was complaining to Brian last night, after 2 unsuccessful attempts that it just wasn't quite working and he suggested you know, learning, how to do it. Or starting with something a little less ambitious than a blanket. But I figure that if I'm going to be able to do it, I want to just go.
On the third attempt I think I was getting better (I undid 2 chains so far at this point). When my mom saw me undoing it she said "you know, there are these things called samplers…"
Come on people — a blanket is just a really big sampler, isn't it?
So I then figured out the lingo in the pattern book — rather cryptic with all of its sk, sc, dc etc.
AND I successfully completed 3 rows of the blanket! Yay! It's a bit wobbly, but that will just add character, right?
Too bad I've been neglecting my editing contract and school work to focus on this, but I blame still recovering from Monday — still don't have my strength back from the tube in nose incident.