Do you have a colour that you never feel comfortable using! For me it is red, I buy red wool or cotton in tending it for a project and when I come to use it I hate it and choose another colour. I think I have this feeling about red all my life, I can remember having a tantrum when I was about 8 when my mother wanted me to wear a red dress, I hated it shouting at her that she always dressed me in red and I hated red. The weird thing was that whenever I wore red everyone would comment and say I looked pretty in it and how red suited me.
I must be mellowing in my old age! For today I have a red top on and this week red has featured in my crochet in a big way.
First, a sweet little doily from the November doily Cal from the Our Happy Cal Place group on Ravelry. The doily is Snowflake Doily and Coasters by Binita Majhi.
The variegated red and green cotton was sent to me from Bettina, a Spanish swap partner, she also sent me some other lovely cotton that we can’t get here in NZ. Lots of coloured doilies coming up.
The second red doily is the December doily Cal from the same group above. I thought it would be good as a Christmas doily. It is the Starshine Doily by Katherine White.
The third project is not finished yet; it is a doily for a friend who has been hinting to me ever since I took up crochet 2 years ago that she would like a red and black doily for her coffer table. She has stopped hinting, so imagine her surprise when she opens her gift on Christmas day!
In between this all I have finished my Around the Bases afghan, got to do the ends, when will I learn to do them as I go, lol. I will post pictures next week.
Finally, here is some more red from my succulent collection.
Have a lovely week and thanks for visiting.