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« on: January 28, 2012 04:12:53 PM »



It seems like forever ago, I posted my freshly whittled crochet hook that I made to start my rug with (it was only last summer). And I got my act together, created Teeshirt yarn from 4 teeshirts and sat down to make my rug. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=381190.msg4511516#msg4511516

All went reasonably well until I got to the last shirt. It had grown just too big to be laid out straight on my lap, so I just carried on anyway, letting it droop. Ok, it was daft, but I didn't know that at the time. My tension went right off and I ended up crocheting a bucket. Bah, Humbug.

I unpicked it back to the outer navy blue ring and restarted it, did a little, then put it on the shelf. I hate redoing stuff, duplicated effort annoys me immensely, so it stayed on the shelf, while more interesting things were started and finished.

But yesterday I got it out again, and have been persistent. This time I put it on the table so it would keep flat and I am rewarded by a finished, flat, rug (hooray). It was also a good thing to do while supervising the beastie having a bit of out-of-cage time (easily droppable and requiring only small amounts of attention).
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2012 08:52:06 PM »

I love that!  I went to the link and read your crochet hook story!  You really rock  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2012 03:01:25 PM »

lovely!
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« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2012 02:10:15 PM »

Love your rug! I think i might have to add this to my list of things to do.
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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2012 12:10:26 AM »

Aww, thank you.
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