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What Happens When I'm Sick

Here's the thing- I stink at doing nothing. I'm horrible at it. Now, I'm great at avoiding what I need to do by doing something else. But, I cannot just sit around doing nothing. I start getting all twitchy and jumpy. Even sick with Bronchitis (for the second time in a month), wheezing and coughing and generally feeling miserable, I cannot just do nothing. So, I sat on the couch, watched a lot of TV and made stuff with yarn. It's the only way I was going to get any rest.

First up, a great big granny square.

Apple Blossom Granny Square Baby Blanket

I'm actually teaching a beginning crochet class next month at a local crafty store. Hopefully, by the end of two hours, I will have taught ten people everything they need to know to make one of these themselves. I made this (in a little over a week) to hang in the store and lure people to sign up for the class.Think it will work?

Apple Blossom Granny Square Baby Blanke

I'm calling it the Apple Blossom Baby Blanket because that's what I had in mind when putting together the colors. Dark pink, light pink and white for the blossoms, bright green for the leaves and greys (which are not really as dark as they look in this picture) for the bark. After the class, I'm planning on making it bigger and giving it to one of my girls. Maybe with a matching Granny Square quilt.

I also started and knit quite a hunk of a new shawl. I obsessively knit about 75 rows all on Sunday. I'm looking forward to working on this one some more now that the Granny Square blanket is done.

Henslowe Shawl Beginning

I'm also looking forward to actually doing some sewing if I could just stop coughing long enough!


Jennifer said…
Awesome granny! How fun that you are teaching a class!
**nicke... said…
what shop are you teaching at trina?

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