On a Crochet Kick

You know that feeling you get when you see something lovely, and you think, “I could do that” and then you do?  Well, I’m beginning to feel that.

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I’m very fond of garlands and buntings, you see. I like that they can change the whole mood of a room with nothing more than thumbtacks. And on Etsy I found a lovely one, made of white crocheted stars. But was I going to pay for it? No.  And so I’m making my own.

I had to dust off my crocheting skills– I had dabbled with it many years ago, when I was nine or ten. Did I mention that I love youtube tutorials?  I’ve been crocheting up a storm. In 24 hours I’ve done nine stars.  4 for the tree (see above) and 5 without the hang loop.  And yes, we “still” have our tree up. Actually, we put it up *after* Christmas– our nod to the Russian New Year.

I’m looking forward to having my own starry string.

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