Making funny things with a crochet hook

I have always enjoyed crocheting but I never had fun so I thought I would give it a try.

A bag of yarn and a lot of free time later…

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The yarn was leftovers from my mother`s old crochet Projects and I needed a lot of time because I depended on russian speaking instructions. Obviously I do not understand Russian so I had to watch and count to move forward. A slow process🙂

A process I repeated because I wanted to learn so that I would not have to watch once more…

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Good thing I didn`t find any cobweb to clean so I could spend the weekend almost like this one…

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Yes – a good weekend🙂

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This Weekend: Clear The Cobwebs

From Apartment Therapy | This Weekend: Clear The Cobwebs and Breathe Easier For Months To Come

I can do that. My plan was to clean all the rooms today since it is my day off but Things don`t always goes like I plan🙂 Good to know I have the entire weekend to do this project. I did clean the bathroom before I spent one hour at work and finish my shopping for the weekend – and next week. All clutter is out-of-the-way so I should be able to deal With the dust bunnies and cobwebs. How much can it be with all the cleaning going on?

Skipping dinner today since I made rolls and can`t wait to taste those. Haven`t made rolls in 30 years so I am excited to taste. Dinner is served…

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…and some for the freezer…

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The cobwebs might have to wait for me another day🙂

 

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Irish Crochet or free crochet

Irish crochet

The idea was to try Irish Crochet but it turned out to be what the nice Irish lady called free crochet🙂 Now – she did say that there were no real rules on how to do this but just to be sure I think I will call this free crochet.

The cute russian ladies with their small fingers make this look so easy…

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This will probably go down as one of those projects “been there – done that”🙂

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Hello spring

Welcome summertime and hello spring. Wet and cold but still spring.

I had one thing on my to do list this Easter and just before I fell asleep last night I remembered what it was. In very few words – five lazy days. (With one day at work in the middle).

I did start my Week in the Life album because I got my photos back from print Wednesday…

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I did the front page and finished Monday before I lost interest…

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Although I am looking forward to add Tor Magnus`s drawing to the album…

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He was inspired and finished his drawing. Good boy.

This one visited my at work Saturday and was happy to find one of the Easter Eggs hidden in the store…

25843039720_f2cf1cfee7He had hunted for Easter Eggs at grandma Heidi`s Place already so he knew how to find them.

My favorite pic this Easter…

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Two prima donnas doing the “Swan Dance”.

The boys…

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Just around the corner we have snow still.

So – what did I do this Easter? Well, obsessive as I am, I decided now was the time to learn how to crochet a leaf. I never got that one. You should think I could crochet a leaf after 37 years of crocheting but I can`t and I have tried more than once. Pinterest is overflowing with patterns and they look so easy but I don`t get it. There is some kind of technique I don`t understand.

But there is a way – youtube.com  https://no.pinterest.com/pin/90142430020225258/

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It took days to perfect that leaf🙂

 

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Almost Easter

Some is already well in to the Easter vacation…

Helping with the cows

Steve and Anton is helping out with the cows. They are so brave. I would never gone had gone inside and stayed that close to a cow.

Some is still busy at work…

Real life at work

A little crocheting before getting a good night sleep…

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Then one more day to go – a busy day.

 

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