Wednesday, March 24, 2010

You Crochet Me Right Round Baby Right Round

Since moving away from my beloved Knitting Triangle I have been very unproductive in the crafting arena. Perhaps it's all of the unpacking, adjusting, and learning that goes along with a new job, but I've been spending my nights horizontal on the futon watching tv. Watching tv is one of my most loathed activities (driving and cooking being two more) but I haven't had the energy to do anything else.

That is until I was inspired by an awesome crochet pattern Steph shared with me, along with a begging note to make her the featured earrings. Crocheted earrings? Sounds awful, but take a look before jumping to judgment:



The pattern called for worsted weight yarn, but of course my complete disdain for being told what to do led me to use bulky yarn. They were huge (that's what she said?) and so I made a second pair in worsted weight yarn. They still looked big so I moved onto something that perhaps was Fingerling weight (I say that as if I know what that means) and those were by far my favorite. Tonight I might try some sock yarn and see what I come up with - needless to say these take me about five minutes a pop because I am a master crocheter. If you have some yarn scraps send them my way and I'll whip you up a pair.

3 comments:

  1. Ah! Now I finally see what all of the fuss is about. Unfortunately I don't think I could ever pull these off but I like the concept :)

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  2. Very cute! I am a beginer at knitting... so I am learning... but slowly :) I will be checking back, glad I found your blog!

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