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Sunday, May 8, 2016

YOP5 week 45: Happy Mother's Day!

Oh the things you find...........
I was bored a few nights ago, not sure what to make. I looked to the left of the chair I was sitting in and saw a few unfinished projects in a small box. Shark tail I don't have the right yarn for, a bunny hat with no eyes, beach bag that needs handles and a gnome amigurumi.
I started this gnome in April of 2014. All he needed was a nose and a mustache and to be stuffed. Took about 15 minutes for all this .  Why did it take me so long to finish this little cutie? Forever a mystery I guess.

He is now done and right where he should be, on the shelf with his Amigurumi family. A happy bunch.
Must.. make.. more :)

Here is the bag I mentioned before...... I plan to cut off the pink and purple. I think the way it was crocheted is why I put it away . I think I didn't have enough stitches, or too many. And the join in the back looks crappy. 

Other than finding awesome treasures, I have been hard at work with my temperature blanket. 
This is all the squares laid out. 4 months. 121 squares. 


I am joining them by single crocheting the squares from the back. I don't have a photo yet but all squares have been joined. 

Happy Mother's Day to my mom in heaven.... and to all moms!












6 comments:

  1. Your gnome is adorable. The temperature blanket is a real commitment too. And yes, the pink on the bag needs to go LOL. Sorry you have lost your mom, I am sure she is very proud of all you have accomplished.

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  2. Your knome is a cutie! I've wanted to do something in the "temperature" classification...scarf most probably for the next YOP list. I think they are so interesting! Yours is really coming along! I have the same issue of not finishing....there are reasons but not sure they're good ones! LOL!
    Wonderful picture of you and your Mom together.

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  3. Your Gome is so cute!!! And I love the colors in your temperature blanket. I love the picture of you and your Mom. I wish I had one of me and mine. What a sweet way to remember her.

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    1. Gnome! Gnome! Why is that word so hard to spell?

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  4. Your gnome is cute and the temperature blanket will be stunning. The picture of you and your mom is lovely, hope it brings back happy memories.

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