WIP Wednesday !!

crochet, pattern, work in progress

Its that time of the week again………….WIP WEDNESDAY…. !!

Well I totally shifted gears from what I was doing last week. (Big surprise for me LOL) I decided to start working up some winter sets for the grand kids, in between doing a blanket for my grandson Aiden.  I have to have something to break up doing a blanket because I find it hard to sit and do it all at once…….

So first…for my grandson Aiden:

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Just in time…..

…. for WIP Wednesday and Friday giving…I have finished Chloe’s shrug !!! Yee ha !

crochet toddler shrug

Chloe’s shrug front

Chloe’s shrug back

I finally finished this off…

I ended by doing 3 rows of sc around the whole shrug and on the 4th round doing a simple sc scallop stitch around the edge.

Now all that is left is to try it on my beautiful model to make sure it fits and I sized my pattern properly. 🙂  Hope to have some pics with a lovely model soon ! If all fits well and works right, I should be able to put up the pattern after returning from vacation….

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Its almost time for vacation !

Well this past weekend did not turn out as we thought it would.   Brian and I both figured out that we were so tired and burned out from his midnight work schedule (which thankfully ends this week) that we just could not stay at the gr-kids birthday party very long.  We decided to save the gifts and to go back this friday, and then open them up with the girls.  That is good because I was too tired to finish Chloe’s shrug.  In fact it is almost done now, I have the height where I want it to be….(12 in) and am ready to fold it in half and sew in the sides. (once again my camera is a fail, but you get the idea of it from the pic)

This Friday also signals the start of our vacation…………oh yeah !!!!!!!!

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Chloe’s Shrug – Day 1

A little humor to start my post…. I would say start my day but it is no longer day (though its still like day for me) and quite frankly right now I have my days and nights all mixed up 😦  .  I mean its night, but pretty soon its going to be the next day and…oh gosh I can’t wait until Brian gets off midnight shift !!!!

Seriously though, who could NOT relate to this cartoon???? 🙂  Then again, I would  be upset with the money in the bag if that was my wool purchasing money !!! LOL

At any rate……. the title says it all and here we are at day one.

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Late night musings……..

Well my dearest Brian is on midnight shift for two weeks which really has our household schedule going wonky.  I really hate when he is on midnights because I don’t see him much.. He works shifts and I always try to keep his schedule so I can see him, but midnights…I can not stay up ALL night…… humph… 😦

Having finished Paige’s poncho/sweater (now blocking nicely), and reading all the ta-do on Ravelry regarding the Olympic Committee (see my reblogged post here)  I returned to Chloe’s blanket, the second present I need for Sunday.  I quickly came to the realization that it won’t be done in time.  I just have too much work and blocking to be done on it yet.  Not even my speediest hooking is going to work on this…….

Now Chloe is only going to be one so she is not going to understand that we did not give her a present (on time). However I will know it….and  I have to have something to give her until the said blanket is done.  So I had to think of something quick to whip up for her so I can give something on the day.

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