Writing in the sand. Walking in the sand.
And of course! the color of sand comes to my mind when I start another doily.
The hook I am using is a size 7 and the thread is Aunt Lydia's Mushroom Bamboo Crochet Thread and seriously! -- just about as soft as sand.
So while our kids and Bear romped on the sandy beach of Lake Michigan, my husband & I sat quietly and watched.
And enjoyed the sound of waves, laughter and just plain nothing-ness.
And that truly sums up why enjoy the feel of crochet running through my fingers. It is that same quietness that can see some amazing results!
The pattern is from an out-of-date Magic Crochet (Oct. 1999 - Number 122) and is called Jumbo Edelweiss. And it will be a whopping 31 inches when completed!
Oooo. And this?....
I can barely catch my breath!
I received this from one of the funniest, most thoughtful blogirl-friends I have ever had the pleasure of 'meeting'. She is Andi from here and I love her for so many reasons....the biggest one? She believes in my ability to make something out of this most delicious yarn.
I can't say what.
Only because I would put a
But thanks to the generosity & faith of one fine friend....who knows? This might actually be do-able.
Even for me.