Crochet calm

When life gives you lemons – crochet!

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Life has been a bit stressful recently, blogland is one of my glorious escapes, and

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so is sitting in a colourful corner of my garden next to drying poppy heads, whilst taking a little break from brain aching computer work, preparing for an important meeting tomorrow.

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The colours in the crochet chime so beautifully with the multicoloured hydrangea ….

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… still using Summer Flight palette in search of a winning combination, but I have added another Stylecraft DK pink, it’s called ‘Fondant‘.

I am following a ‘Corner to Corner Throw’ Free Pattern found on this lovely blog, ‘Crochet Between Two Worlds‘, which I will make into another cushion cover.

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And there in the garden is my favourite combination of pinks and oranges, with parsley seed heads adding some lime green – yummy.

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The children are particularly intrigued that a bush can have all these different coloured flowers on it – and so am I – and it goes so well with the 80’s curtain fabric in the spare bedroom – love those kind of happy accidents

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ok back to work …..

Later addition:

After a trying day it was truly blissful to sit till past 10pm on the bench building the rows of crochet, listening to birdsong amidst the scent of night-scented stocks and watching delicate little white moths flit about – sooooooo soooooooooothing.

How lucky I feel to live in such a peaceful place.

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About Wild Daffodil

hoarder of creative goodies that will someday come in useful, enabler and supporter of creativity, lifelong knitter, artist and fabulous Granny!
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5 Responses to Crochet calm

  1. Those colors are so vibrant!

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    • sandra dorey says:

      Thanks for dropping by Liz – ‘vibrant’ – great description – that’s why they make my heart sing and give me energy to tackle the task ahead!

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  2. Indeed, your garden looks very peaceful… Hope these days are less stressful for you ❤ LUV the colourful flowers with your matching yarn! 🙂 ❤ ❤

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    • sandra dorey says:

      Thank you Jackie, yes things have calmed down a bit now, thankfully. I always find that the garden helps – and crochet or knitting of course!

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