Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Back to the drawing board

I have decided that I'm going to take "the blanket poncho" apart and start all over. All of that hard work for nothing! But I am so disgusted with the fact that it didn't turn out the way I wanted it to, and the fact that I didn't realize it until all the work was done. I started on another one that I was commissioned to make last night after work and got a little more than half of it done. I am going to finish it tonight and watch a new dvd I got in the mail yesterday, this will make me feel better because it's turning out fabulous (soft pink and chocolate brown). I will post photos when I get home. I wish I'd brought it to work with me today, I am going to have some down time this afternoon, I guess I'll just do a little surfing. I got another order for 2 more child's ponchos for Christmas. I'm going to be very busy for the next few weeks, it's a good thing it's doing something I love to do and that relaxes me (other than thinking of the blanket poncho...argh!). I do want to make myself an asymmetrical poncho, that pink and brown is appealing to me, it will go great with my new pink corduroy slacks, and serve as self-promotion.

Monday, October 11, 2004

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Why does it always seem like it's Monday? I would love to be at home right now working on my growing list of custom crochet items. I had Julia, Journey and Joshua (neices & nephew) spend the night on Friday and we carved pumpkins on Saturday, played Alien Autopsy (like operation), and watched scary movies while I completed a custom poncho. They had a blast, but I was exhausted Sunday and didn't get much done. I was a little disappointed with the poncho, I feel like I made it too big, but I am told that the girl that I am making it for will make two of me, and I'm a size large. We'll see, I'll let her look at it before I reluctantly start taking it apart. I don't have anymore of the beautiful mohair blend yarn that I used, and there is no sense in letting it go to waste sitting in my closet never to be worn. I should post a photo, but I am new to this blog thing and can't seem to figure it out.