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The Amazing Needle

Tuesday August 9, 2011
There's a yarn shop somewhere called "The Amazing Needle" and there is a crochet tool by the same name. IHere, I focus on that delicate little piece of steel used for sewing!

While finishing up my Chapter Challenge embellishment last week, I spent quite a bit of time sewing. As my needle poked in and out, securing necessary parts at necessary points, I pondered the usefulness of this little tool that is so simple yet so handy. Its sparkle makes me happy and I enjoy the rhythm as I whip stitch things securely into place. The needle with exactly matching thread can work miracles when repairing old lace too!

My mother was an expert seamstress with the machine, but I never measured up in that department. I do think I weild a needle pretty well, though, and I am proud of how my simple little needle influences my crochet work to go places that it couldn't go on its own!

For now, I must keep my Chapter Challenge piece a secret, but when I unveil it after the contest in October, you'll see what I meed about my needle.

Some people call the crochet "hook" a "needle." I've never done that. Here's what my hook finished this week for baby boy Jack:
Nuk Holder
I've made huge strides this week on two creative processes. They are not quite finished; but boy, it has been a stimulating and uplifting journey as I create my way along uncharted paths with my yarn. Photos soon, I promise.

Daughter Nicole is on "uncharted paths" too: two children under the age of 20 months! Here's a few shots of the darlings!








Comments

Kristie said…
Fabulous post!!!
Love the dummy holder....

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