I am between designing projects so I decided to work on a design that I started months ago. It's my Beatrix Potter Quaker Sampler. The colors I chose are Crescent Colours Belle Soie. . . . . . natural and beautiful. I was faced with the same dilemma that everyone else has been faced with when sitting down to stitch this design which is color. I went round and round on what colors to use and in the end went with the ones I thought could stand the test of time even if I changed my entire room.
They are Cinnamon Stick, Baguette, Tortoise Shell, Mudpie,
Vanilla Pudding and Walk the Plank.
The other thing I have been doing is crocheting granny squares!
I chose just four colors. . . . black, green, cream and gold. I rotate the two center colors and will add them every other in the finish. I use a lot of black, gold and cream in decorating so this was a good choice for me.
The first granny squares I ever made were when I was eight. I was taught to crochet by my grandmother who would sit beside me for hours as we stitched together.
I wish I still had that old blanket but moths found it years ago before I knew they were even interested in it. Being all wool, I remember picking that sweet blanket up and it hung sadly with holes and falling yarn everywhere. I had no choice but to let it go.
Ron says he likes watching me make "pot holders". . . . I'm ignoring that comment since he knows it will be an afghan.