Monday, August 26, 2013

weekend entertainment

So I may lead a very boring life but after the cleaning was done I entertained myself with some crocheting.

Since I sold all my dishcloths at the craft show I started working on replenishing that supply


Just as an experiment I thought I would do some round crocheted candle mats. These are about 9" across and are a combination of yarn and jute

Finally I have a project that's not quite finished yet. This is as far as I got. Can you tell what it's going to be?

When it's done it'll be a turkey. If you're curious and want to see a finished one and the tutorial you can visit Craft Passion

20 comments:

  1. These turkeys are adorable, I can't wait to see YOURS! I love the beige and green candle mat, that one is my favorite.

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  2. Congrats on the sales, Ann! Good job!
    I love the round mats and the flower shaped ones you are currently working on!

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  3. Love the turkeys...such a fun idea!! Crocheted dishcloths are my favorite...I'm not surprised that you sold all of those!
    Would you please come teach me to crochet!!?

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  4. Beautiful crocheting! Pretty round mats. I will wait for you to finish the project:)

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  5. oooh, I think I'm gonna love the colorful turkey! Can't wait to see it completed.

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  6. sounds like a very productive weekend, and most importantly, you relaxed! Those turkeys look so cute, can't wait to see your finished projects.
    Hugs, antonella :-)

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  7. mother used to do all this crochet, she made purses and box covers, all kinds of things. i like the photo of the almost a turkey, the basket is beautiful... and as long as you love what you do it is not a boring life at all.,

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  8. Great crocheting! I am looking forward to seeing the turkey finished.

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  9. Sounds like you had a great weekend. Well except for having to mow the yard as hubby was in the pool. I'm just saying.

    I love the turkeys. Too cute.

    Have a fabulous day. My best to Duke. :)

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  10. As someone who can barely do a straightforward, uncomplicated scarf I am amazed at your work...You mix the colors so nice...

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  11. That colorful turkey one is going to be fabulous I just know it!

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  12. I never learned to crochet -- and yes, I do think it's too late to do so. :)

    Love your creations. Very pretty.

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  13. I guessed a turkey BEFORE I read your writing... That will be SO neat...

    You amaze me with your many talents... Gorgeous!!!
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  14. Cute! My Mom crochets dish clothes and place mats too! Can't wait to see your turkey.

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  15. With your hands always busy you must never get into trouble... ;)
    xo Catherine

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  16. Love the colors in that one turkey tail!

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  17. The turkeys are adorable and look like a lot of fun to make...sooooo cute.

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  18. Alas, it's getting worse--isn't it? Poor Duke and Wade.

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  19. I've been crocheting washcloths for Christmas gifts. My 12 year old saw my big pile and asked for a bunch for her hope chest as a birthday gift. How could I say no?

    Blessings,
    Laura
    Harvest Lane Cottage

    P.S. I'd love to see a tutorial telling how you made that pattern.

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  20. I am reading blogs backwards these days :/ You are very creative.

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