It’s been years since I’ve crocheted. I don’t dislike it… that’s going too far. I just have so many other things that I love that I can’t say I LIKE it. Does that make sense? However in my chair arrest, I have to admit that crocheting is something I force myself to do. I want the sense of accomplishment when this afghan is complete, I want the relaxation that the rhythmic motion of the hook purportedly gives. It can’t hurt since moving around can!
So, about a week into my convalescence (how elegant that makes sitting in a chair sound) I struggled through Wal-mart and bought a bunch of yarn. For an afghan. So….
Yarn: Bernat Super Stripes
Hook: Boyle “N”
I chained about six feet and am doing just a simple single crochet up and down each row. It’s working perfectly because it still shows the cool stripes and I don’t have to think about what I am doing. When I run out of yarn, (I’ve done two skeins and part of a third and have about 14″ done) I’ll do a big black border on each side of the center thing until it is at least 54″ wide or so.
My current progress is …