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Crochet Defines Me

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Or at least it feels like crochet defines me. It's what I do; it keeps me busy.

When Antonio, our friend from Mexico came to visit a few weeks ago, I forgot to post this pic. Here is is with daughter, Bethany.
His mother was so sweet to send along this colorful afghan as a gift to me:

Last week I met my friend, Ashley, for her weekly challenge. She has asked 52 of her best friends to give her a challenge to carry out weekly during the year that preceeds her 30th birthday. Mine of course was for her to be learn or at least be exposed to crochet by MOI!! We met at the LYS nfd truthfully, she was a great student and learned well. She enjoyed it too and found it relaxing right away! Yay, another crocheter is born into the world!

We were out of town for the weekend at a family reunion and then a quick visit to see the grandchildren.

I got home too late on Monday to go to my new Fibonacci study group; oh well, I will catch up next week.

Tuesday morning as always, I have my fuzz-along at the LYS (local yarn shop). It is a busy and happy group. I ran off from there to teach crochet to some 9-13 year olds at an after school program that my friend, Rita, assits with. Sorry to say, I was so busy teaching that I didn't get any photos. The kids were great and learned some of the basics of crochet; not bad for just 1 1/2 hours. Rita was quite pleased and especially proud of one little girl who, after her initial self-doubt, really took to it. Rita says she rarely sticks with anything. The kids asked if I was going to come back next week. That felt good.

Today I am in Greensboro, NC, after a long day of travel that started at OHare at 5 AM. I went west to Dallas to come back east to Greensboro! That's how they punish you for using "frequent flyer points!" I am at the Chain Link Crochet Conference and I have a class tonight-"Full of Bullion (Stitch That is!)". I chose the class because of the humor!


CrochetBlogger said…
I love the pretty afghan gift you got! Great bold colors!

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