THIS GRANNY’S GRANNY….

THIS GRANNY’S GRANNY….

I remember so many days, spending time with Beatrice,,, My Grandma… She always had a crochet project she was working on!  My most fond memories where of her tablecloths and doilies, just sitting with her in her livingroom watching a little TV and seeing her working with her hands at the speed of light making her creations…

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I’m not sure I am quite as fast as she was at finishing my projects… But life is different in my day…In the 60″s  life was a little slower and I think there was more time to do the things they loved and still accomplish all the other daily tasks with not as much stress.  I have been working a couple of hours a day on my own crochet projects and it is truly my stress relief!  I love it…  My Sunburst Granny Square Blanket is coming a long quite nicely… It’s about 1/3 complete in just a week and I am starting to see the vision coming together!  Even with the other projects and activities I have been working on, I feel pretty good about my progress.  One of my favorite things this week has been my time with my granddaughter Ryan Renee!  I occasionally get her early in the morning and take her to school,,, It is way more fun this time around, when my children were school age it seemed to be so much more work…  She loves to watch me crochet and pretend with a ball of yarn and a hook that she is making something beautiful too!

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18 Sunburst Granny Squares Done!

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Just a little fun playing around with the squares!

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A basket of full of what will soon be a warm, cuddly blanket!

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I am really hoping to have many hours to work on my blanket over the upcoming weekend…  A run to the yarn store is in order for more cream yarn… And maybe some yarn for the next project… Love it!

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So here is to being a Granny working on a Granny!

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Elena

Sunburst Coaster’s & Snow!

Sunburst Coaster’s & Snow!

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LAST NIGHT… I whipped up three sets of Sunburst Coasters to deliver to a little shop on main street…Alpine Originals has been one of those blessings in our little town for artists and crafter’s.  I have been privileged to sell a surprising amount of my crochet work over the last 2 years!

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Sunburst Coaster’s

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When I woke up early this morning we had a fresh dusting of snow.. . Now piling up quite nicely!!!  By the end of the week we should have enough for sledding in our front yard… Come on over my precious Grandkids,, Ryan Renee and Eli Mason!

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Headed down the driveway,,, The snow has begun to fall!!

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So off I went to work and to deliver the Sunburst Coaster Set’s…A beautiful 5 minute drive. . White coated trees… Large beautiful snowflakes and a clean fresh sent of winter in the air!

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Our Family Hardware Store (Started in 1945) From My Office Window

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This would be a great day to sit by the fire and crochet…But… I have to work…I have a roast in the crock-pot for later tonight so I can get back to work on my Sunburst Granny Square Blanket…I might need a new warm blanket in this kind of weather!
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So here’s to a snowy day and crochet!
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Elena

Crocheting the weekend away!

Just a couple evenings and 12 squares done….

Like I said, I am a little obsessed with my favorite hobby!  Luckily this pattern is easy enough to work on while watching TV…

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Last night we watched SKYFALL… Great movie and Daniel Craig is a dream!  A little action… a little tragedy… and some great views of let’s just say… alot of people (007) and places (cool Estate called Skyfall).

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Sunburst Granny Squares by Pricilla’s Crochet on ravelry

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Tonight I hope to get a few more squares done… Back to the weekly grind tomorrow and I have to work on a few items for Alpine Originals (A cute little store I our community that I sell my crochet).  So here is to Crocheting the Weekend Away!

Elena

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