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« on: October 12, 2013 08:38:03 AM »



I finished this last month but waited until it got closer to Halloween to post it.

It's a trivet made from size 10 crochet thread in black and white.
I designed it myself using the same techniques as Susan Lowman and her fabulous crocheted trivets.


I also made a few more trivets.



I had already made this Mondrian colored Peace trivet for myself last year, (left), but when my dog Peace died last month I decided to make another one for my sister using some groovy thread she gave me. So this right one will be hers. I like how the colors look on that one!



I had made this Smiley wiggly already too but after Peace died I was so sad I made this Frowny trivet. It turned out smaller than the Smiley and I don't know why because they are actually the same grid square lengths. Maybe the thread was thicker? Or maybe my stitches were tighter? Or maybe I used a different sized hook? Anyway, it was nice to have something to work on during my grief.



And finally, I made this Green Bay Packers G trivet for my sister too. It was hard to try and make it like their G logo because it has to be in a grid form and, so, not as curvy. I hope she like's it!!!!
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2013 11:27:48 AM »

Your squiggly stitches and pieces are fantastic! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2013 01:35:40 PM »

These are all wonderful.  I can't pick a favourite.  So sorry about your dog.  I also find that  knitting and crochet are great ways to help with grief.
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2013 09:07:28 AM »

These are all excellent. I love how the squiggly stitches give such an interesting texture to the pieces without taking away from the overall look. They're very interesting.
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2013 08:06:07 PM »

~*Congrats! You have been pinned to Craftster's Crochet & Amigurumi Pinterest Board*~
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2013 07:16:25 PM »

You sure do like to craft through your grief, don't you? These are wonderful. The skull is super amazing and awesome and is totally getting pinned.
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