Sunday, 1 January 2012

Square inspiration and a lovely competition...



Christmas stars... no I haven't gone mad.. I forgot to blog them and completely forgot to give them to my Mum and sisters!  Ah well.... only  358 days until Christmas 2012! It's true... look here !

(Photos from Google search on Granny Squares... origin unknown)
Have you found Adaiha's blog called 'Things to make and do'?   

Basically Adaiha pledged to crochet a square a day in 2011... and not the easy way as I have been doing with the One-a-Day group led by Gingerbread Girl... 

No, Adaiha is sourcing and using a different PATTERN every day! Amazing!  

In her blog there are links to patterns, books, tutorials all based around the crochet square and what to do to /with it..  I have a feeling I may be spending some time there in the next month!

I popped over to Scarlet Dash this afternoon and found a lovely Giveaway going on.. The book "Interlocking Crochet by Tanis Galik " will be given away next Sunday (8th Jan)...all you have to do is pop over to Scarlet Dash's  blog, leave a comment and wait with fingers and toes crossed...good luck! 

No reason for this Photo of Freddie... It's just to make you smile.... 
I hope you are all able to enjoy your Bank Holiday Monday tomorrow... I don't think it is going to be a hot sunny one (not in the UK anyway)! 


14 comments:

  1. Wow, thanks for all those inspiring links. Wishing you a very blessed and happy new year xox

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  2. oooh - not sure if I should thank you for those links - worried it might just have spoken for a good few weeks of 2012!
    happy new year to you stocki
    love fee x

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  3. Freddie's photo has cheered me right up, its definitely made me smile :)

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  4. Happy New Year to you Stocki! Shall I click on those links now......I may be lost in crochet heaven for some time!!! :D Bless Freddie, what a sweetheart x

    Hope you enjoy the Bank Holiday today x

    Jo x x x

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  5. Thanks for the links Jill. Will definitely be checking them out today! As for the Monday weather....here in South Africa its about 29C at the moment so I think a quick swim is in order! Hope your day was good.xxx

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  6. Thanks for your lovely comment on the butterflies...the pattern I found somewhere on the www.....
    Your blog is also lovely !!!!
    I became a follower ....

    PS I hope you can read my blog because I think the Google translater doesn't work ??

    Marjo

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  7. Dear Stocki !
    See, I've made squares !!!
    I hope you don't mind if I put your name on my blog for the challenge of "granny squares " ?
    Please tell me if not.
    Have a Great Week !
    Anna

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  8. Sunny here today! But definately not hot.
    Happy New Year!

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  9. Happy New Year! Love the picture of your sweet puppy! Hope 2012 is full of crochet and crafting!

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  10. Hi Stocki. I'm sorry if I'm being dense, but I can't find a link to your email address anywhere. I'm in the process of making some squares for your blogger blanket so would like your address please. You can mail me on victoriahillon@gmail.com. Thanks and Happy New Year!

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  11. Hi Jill,
    I want to send you my squares and for the life of me I can't find an email link for you anywhere. Can you email me your address to kashigriffith@yahoo.com ? I have a few to send you and will be blogging about them again this week. I would love to get them in the mail by this weekend. Thanks, Kashi.

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  12. Great links,thank you for sharing them. I have no hope crocheting a square a day but can certainly enjoy looking at the squares of others.

    Beautiful stars, maybe they could be an alternative Valentine decoration?

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  13. Happy New Year, Jill. Thanks for sharing the links, love your Christmas stars. I've just made my first Christmas card for Christmas 2012. I will be sending you my squares in the next week or so.xxx

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