Tuesday 6 November 2012

One month later and Tuesday Tallies


It's been a whole month since I've last posted. That's shocking! Where does the time go? Work has been manic (and not in a fun way) I also got to go on holiday last week to Norfolk so that was lovely.

I have a confession to make though.....
You know my Realta blanket I was making? The one I said I was going to finish and I was NOT going to start any other project befor I HAD finished? Weeeeellllll.........
I haven't done any of it since the last Tuesday tally over a month ago. I also started a few other bits as well.
I made this cowl/infinity scarf/snood for my youngest DD. It's made from James C.Brett Monsoon yarn and I love the colours in it. It's so autumnal and is very snuggly. Pattern is on Ravelry here http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/calm-cowl

 I started making another but decided to make it longer. This was not so successful. It was so long it was a trip hazard and the although I used the same yarn in a different colourway it just didn't look right. It's in the frogging pile!

I started a scard for myself using crocodile stitch using this pattern and Chenille gold yarn and this pattern on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/crocodile-stitch

It feels so luxurious and is incredibly heavy. It's long enough to be worn but I'm going to make it a little longer I think.

And finally...

I wanted a project to work on while I was away. If I were sensible I would have continued with the Realta. I've been accused of many things in the past but being sensible isn't one of them. I started on the Wool Eater blanket on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-wool-eater-blanket
It's a very easy pattern to work with once you get the hang of it and makes a lovely, thick material.
I'm enjoying it a lot but will it be a blanket or a cushion cover....it's at cushion size already so the question is, do I continue?

I look at all your lovely blogs and see your finished projects and wish I had the patience and dedication to finish something like a blanket but I think I'm a cross between a goldfish and a magpie. I have the attention span of about 5 seconds and am easily distracted by anything bright or shiny.
Has anyone got any blinkers? Maybe if I don't look I might get somewhere!

Please don't forget to check out all the other lovely "One a Day" projects via Gingerbread Girl's blog.


  1. I can never stick to one project, even when I do want to get something finished he he. Your wool eater project is looking good, I love the colours :)

    But yes I rarely get finished objects :) just a lot of wips

  2. I love your wool eater blanket/cushion! I can understand your dilemma though, if you do a bit more you will have to go for the blanket! I really enjoy doing blankets - it saves me from having to make too many decisions about what to make next! I'm not good at decisions, and end up spending ages just looking at the yarn and dithering! And of course they keep me warm while crocheting!

  3. I just had a discussion with my mother who says I work on 20 projects at once...lol. Just go with what you feel like working on is my motto. Love the cowl and have this in my Rav library to make one day. The yarn you used is great!

    I tried a wool eater blanket and I could not get it to work so I am bowing down to your incredible understanding as a crocheter. Great job! How large are you going to make yours? Are you using up scraps for it or did you buy yarn?
    Mine became a tea coaster which I actually really like so it was not a complete waste to try the pattern.

    Hugs from Holland ~

  4. Oops...signed in with my name for my book and food blog but I am Heidi from StitchedMemoriesInTime. :-)