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Crochet Anonymous

Hey, Tuesday is the new Monday! I am on a crochet-high today; well, actually I have been for a couple of days. Is it the cool air that each year inspires us to think ahead to the holidays that always sneak up on us? Is it fall scents that inspire us to get busy making crocheted gift for those holidays. Is it just plain too much.
coffee?

I had a great day at Crochet Connection today at the LYS (Fuzzy Wuzzy Yarns in Arl. Hts., IL) I turned in the Frog Hill Origami Jacket to Chris which I have been crocheting for her since the end of July. It is always such a good feeling to get something done, especially a very big project like this. Luckily, this summer we have had a lot of road trips, so this project helped those hours sail by while Alan happily drove.

Actually, Crochet Connection was Bi-Craftual today because two of the four of us were knitting and that is okay!Roz was so excited about starting her knit jacket that she could hardly stand it until the shop opened on Tuesday! I was able to help the other croheter get her granny square going and she was very grateful. It is amazing how just a little hands-on can guide the way and really make the day of the person who can now can proceed on her own. That feels good!

Cooking up a Halloween Headband for Chloe, excited about buying yarn to make her a dress and discovering fabulous yet simple neckwarmer-they've all got me excited and flying high.

I have been slowly gaining confidence about my video, Crochet Anonymous posed 4 weeks ago on YouTube. Actress daughter, Bethany, wholeheartedly approved of it AND of my acting skills. Older daughter, Nicole, liked it too. Chris told me thismorning that she and Jenny go quite a laugh out of it and there have been 847 hits on Youtube so far with many comments that all the other "hookers out there agree with me! Woolie Bullies, which inspired m to writemy own video has 37,000 or so hits in three years; I could hit that mark if the pace stays like it is. So, when Roz was talking about how her crochet and knitting is like other addictions except healhier, I eeked up my couraee and asked Chris to bring it up on her computer. My students all gathered around the counter and watched it. The woman who was quietly shopping in the background must ave wondered what we were up to, but my students really enjoyed it.

So, now with this new sense of confidence, I won't be so subtle anymore. I will post it right here (that is if I can figure out how) and it will be front and center for you to view. Fun; just having fun!

Comments

You are such a clever woman - and frickin HILARIOUS to boot. Oh give me more - give me MORE!!!
knittygirl said…
Ha, ha! You should post this video on Ravelry. It's hilarious!
Laura said…
One hook of a funny video!

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