Thursday, March 20, 2014
I thought I knew myself pretty well, for example the foods I like, the ones would be temped to try. The ones that would never pass my lips! I thought I knew my crafting style too, willing to give anything a go at least once. I've often looked at free form crochet and wanted to have a go at a crochet wrap. I started off well, and then I quickly realised that the "organic" nature of free form was just not me! How did I not know that I like things to look straight and uniform!
I gave up in disgust, it sat forlorn for weeks that then turned into months. I was so disappointed that I had wasted my precious handspun yarns in such a way (breaking off as I went along left no chance of ripping back).
It is funny how after a break things can look different, when I picked it up again last week I didn't feel so deflated in my efforts. Once some of the ends were woven in I started to like it even more. Now I'm quite looking forward to the cooler months and swinging this over my shoulders and a black top. It's turned out much more uniform than "free form" but it turns out I'm not a "free form" gal after all.