2 crafty. 2 many ideas. 2 much yarn. 2 many pattern books. 2 many craft supplies collecting dust. Time to get moving. Past time to define myself. This begins my journey.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Something New Saturday - Hot Pad
This past week I've been visiting some blogs of fellow crocheters. I've added myself as a follower of several that seem to have the same interests. I've been inspired by many - there are so many talented people. I could spend days surfing blogs on the net. Last week my interest was renewed in potholders and hot pads. I started my Saturday running errands, including a trip to AC Moore for some cotton yarn for my Something New project. Back at home, I was going to search for some patterns on-line, but today my home internet connection decided to die. They sent a technician right away, so I had a mad dash around the house picking up mess the kids left. Fun, fun. While I waited for the tech to show up, I pulled out some pattern books in search of a pattern of something round that would make a cool potholder or hot pad. I found a pattern in an afghan book with some motifs that would be perfect for a potholder. I made 2 and joined them together, then made 2 final rounds. I think this will also double as a hot pad. I don't really like working with cotton, but it's the best yarn for kitchen stuff like pot holders, hot pads, and coasters You might not be able to tell the colors - the picture quality isn't the best. But I used pale yellow, navy blue, a variegated "Vintage Twist", burgundy, and sage. These colors will go great in my kitchen.