Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Yarn Along

The topic of conversations around here on Wednesdays has always been knitting
 - all you need are two sticks and some string -
Now that I am crocheting, yes I am crocheting
 - it's one hook and some string -

This is what I am making...

The Farm Girl Shawl by my good friend Liz
Liz designed this pattern and she taught the class I took on Friday.

This is the yarn I am using, hand dyed, it is beautiful!!

So...how am I doing you ask...


not bad.


The stitches themselves and the base of the shawl are easy, peasy,
the ends, are tight and difficult.
It's not that I don't know what to do, it's just so tight and so difficult to see the stitches,
I am really struggling...with that part only!!


So I am grateful to have come this far already.
Liz is an amazing teacher, so patient and kind, she even sent me a text later that night.

"You did great today! 
Just take your time with it, and I am confident that you can do it!
Don't hesitate to ask me questions"

I'm so lucky to have such kind people/friends in my life!

18 comments:

  1. Love, love, love! Love the colors and the style, my friend. You make the prettiest things.

    Hugs to you!

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  2. Amazing colors. Really like that yarn and what you made out of it.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  3. Hello, your scarf is looking beautiful. I love the colors. You are doing great. Happy Wednesday, enjoy your day!

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  4. Beautiful colours. great headscarf.
    Greetings, Debbie.

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  5. Just pretend this is a clapping hands emoji going across the page 3743462999445 times.

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  6. Crafting amazes me. Being inept at most things crafty, I am always awed by people who can create. It's truly a gift!

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  7. Debbie that is wonderful! I love those colors and I love that pattern. You have done such a great job. Wow, that is your first project? I love it.

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  8. I do like the colours of the yarn, and I like the style of the pattern too.

    All the best Jan

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  9. Really beautiful work Debbie. The yarn is gorgeous. Well done and you've found a wonderful, thoughtful teacher.

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  10. These are beautiful colors Debbie, your farmer's scarf is so pretty!

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  11. That colours are so pretty Debbie and you are getting on well

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  12. That is looking really nice! Lovely choice of colors.

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  13. I would say you are doing a fantastic job with this, my girlfriend says I tend to crochet quite tight too, but hey it usually works out ok, just a little smaller :)
    I so love that yarn you used, gorgeous colors!

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  14. Two sticks, one string and some talent and aptitude! I could get the first two ))). You definitely have it all. Beautiful colors!

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  15. Wow - you do amazing things with some needles and yarn!

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