Last weekend my daughter and her friend came for a weekend visit. They traveled for about 6 or so hours to get here.
We had such a wonderful time. I was able to teach them some crocheting. Kristine my daughter crocheted a pair of combat boots for her boyfriend's grandson. I loved the colours she chose for them too. She did a very good job for her first project ... sort of she did crochet some dish clothes many years ago.
|Kristine with her very first pair of combat boots|
You can find the pattern for this here. The pattern includes the boots, some hats and a few other items.
There is a dog laying on the back part of the couch and that is why it is so saggy. Jax is a very sweet Boston Terrier.
Alina had been working for a long time on a baby blanket. She was very proud of all the work she had been putting into it. But she did make a few mistakes which of course bothered her. So after a couple of days she decided it was time to take it apart and start over from scratch. The original blanket was done in a very strange stitch that I have never seen before. I call it one of two things a cross between sc and hdc or the Alina stitch. After taking apart and starting over again I had her crocheting rows of easily done dc. She was happy with how fast it was.
|Kristine helping Alina take her first attempt at a blanket. She is sad|
I have been working on some more slippers, I made a pair for Alina which are a bright blue and bright pink. Those are my favorite so far. The colours were such fun to work with.
I have also gotten back to working on my great niece's mermaid costume. I am not done yet but here is what I have done so far.
|Not quite done yet but you can see it is a mermaid costume.|
I am not going to share the pattern for this one as I am not happy with the one bought. It was not anything like the picture or the pattern didn't correspond with the picture. I went onto youtube and got ideas to help me along and here is what I ended up with so far.
That will be it for me this week. I am off to a PAC meeting this morning. Have a great weekend