What a lovely day I had today (friday). While much of North America was apparently shopping…..I was happily curled up at Cynthia’s house, sipping coffee, chatting, eating, and hooking with friends.
The day was warm, and the sun was streaming in through the windows. Kathy and Helen left their hooking at home and brought knitting instead. The wools they were working with were so yummy…I’m almost (but not quite) inspired to start knitting again myself.
Gayle was sewing old jewelry mementos unto a Christmas tree hanging her mother had made. The rest of us were hooking. (I’m so sorry I didn’t get photos of everyone)
Cynthia and Pat are sharing a joke
Cheri needed a lot of room for her large piece
Jeanne is hard at work.
This is Cynthia’s ‘Wonky Christmas Tree’…she put the finishing touches on it ….then
Began a new Christmas ‘banner’ for this year.
Marion was working on the background of a scroll…I think it’s to be a pillow.
This is a ‘Deanne Fitzpatrick’ inspired piece Jeanne has just begun.
Pat hooks with 100% wool yarn. I can’t wait to see her bird
Cher’s ‘Girl Playing Hopscotch’ has really progressed since I last saw it.
She drew the pattern, and used a Klimt style background at the top. It is really long …I would guess about 8 feet, but I never thought to ask.
I never cease to be amazed at her wonderful and bold use of colour.
Cheri cuts her strips by hand and uses a wide variety of materials.
The hair is a sweater that she cut up (or I think perhaps unravelled)…since the kinks of the used wool form wonderful curly hair.
I was hooking the last of the background on Fat Cat, and I will force myself to go straight to the finishing when it’s done…I’m aiming to have it totally completed next week…..then it’s back to the hall runner and getting it finished before I start on anything else. (Hopefully by writing it all here, I’ll feel bound to do what I’ve said I will…before I start on a brand new venture)