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November 19, 2017

Slow Sunday Stitching | Rainbow Afghan + Another Rabbit Trail

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My Slow Sunday Stitching is a crochet rainbow afghan for my bed.  I've advanced two whole rows because I fell down a rabbit hole.


I started Lazy Waves three Sundays ago and right now it's about 26" x 72".  There are 16 colors, and the plan is to keep up the rainbow pattern as established, finishing the edges with white.  The size will be determined by the amount of yarn it uses up; this is entirely from my yarn stash, and I'm not buying any more for this project.

And you see the rabbit hole I fell in ... some oh.so.pretty variegated purple!  So this is actually how I ended up in this hole.  I ran out of the next color of orange for the rainbow afghan, and all of the yarn is in the shop, so I need to get out to the shop and see if there is more of that shade of orange hibernating.  I brought in this delightful purple mush the last time I was out foraging yarn in the shop, and since I'm too scared of the dark to go look for the orange {I only remember after dark!}, I've been using up this fun purple.  Which will also be a rainbow afghan because I've got this variegated yarn in most every color of the rainbow, thanks to the yarn stash from my Grandma!

You can see what others are slow stitching today over at Kathy's Quilts.

Slow Sunday Stitching

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3 comments :

Shannon said...

Well, it sounds like you need a nice yard light! I really like how you have been keeping to the slow stitching sunday. I need to start a scrap booking day so I can get caught up now that I have a computer!

Alcea Rosea 31 said...

It is so easy to be distracted with pretty yarn. It will be a lovely blanket when it's finished.

Deb said...

Both of your crochet projects are very lovely. I love those purples. It is so easy to get distracted by a colorful yarn.