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Friday, 12 April 2013

FO Frustration

Hello!

Today, I thought I would get my footstool cover finished....but it didn't occur to me that doing 42 rounds for the sides would take longer than I anticipated. Currently I am only on round 7, so it seems this will be a FO for next Friday. Very frustrating since I feel like I crochet ALL the time and I get very few FOs.

On my way home from work this morning I was thinking that all of my WIPs are usually larger projects, so I need to start making some small ones!! Does anyone recommend small projects that I could do?

Since I don't have any photos of crochet to show you today, I thought I would let Jess say hello! Thank you for all the people that persuaded me to keep her! Couldn't imagine my life without her now.

Take care and have a good weekend,

Hazel x

11 comments:

  1. Hello Jess! Wink, wink! :-)

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  2. Awe hello jess.
    How about a little mouse toy for jess? Stuffed with normal stuffing but just a little cat nip too.

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    1. thats a wonderful idea, i might try that!

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  3. Your kitty's fur is so beautiful. Do you dry shampoo her? I think back in the day I would actually give my cats a bath.
    I'm sorry you're frustrated as you were so excited about that footstool cover. It'll be worth it tho next week.
    Hookin' small projects? Toys? Hat? Granny Square scarf?

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    1. Oh, we use pet wet wipes on her and brush her fur...as she cant stand the bath. I am still mega excited about my footstool cover, can't wait to get it finished

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  4. Hope you get it done soon!
    p.s. you have a gorgeous cat.

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  5. Jess is gorgeous! I have a soft spot for long haired cats and black and white cats so she's the perfect cat for me :) Can't wait to see your footstool. I know what you mean about the FO frustration, sometimes I think I'll get a project done in no time at all and it takes far longer than I had imagined. My last shawl turned out to be the exact opposite though, it worked up much faster than I had thought which was a lovely suprise :) Have a great weekend!

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  6. Please don't hurry but enjoy your crocheting:) Your pouf will be stunning anyway and your cat is a cutie. Have a lovely weekend!

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  7. I think you should do a little cute bonnet for Jess :)

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  8. You have to think of it as being about half a blanket!

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  9. Oh she is just lovely. I awoke this morning to a purring cat in my face. Gotta love it. (although I really don't love the drool that comes with it) LOL My daughter is off on a cruise so her kitten has been spending a lot of time in our room this week. I hear you on the not finishing much thing. I have so many works on the go that it can get a little overwhelming and this week my fingers are hurting when I hold the hook too much. Drives me nuts when that happens. As I am going through my blog reader backwards, from my perspective, I saw you finished something a few blogs posts ago. LOL I try to do a few little projects in between when making a lot of big ones. It does give you that little sense of satisfaction to have something done. 42 rounds is a lot of rounds. Hugs xoxox

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