Today I did my best to be a mindful crocheter, paying attention to the stitches I made, weaving in the ends, and just generally keeping my attention focused on the work at hand as the countdown to December continued.
I started the day out on my back deck, enjoying late autumn’s morning sunshine, but after an hour or so, my hands had gotten more than a little chilled. The bright light might have suggested warmth, but it was only a suggestion, and eventually I had to pack up my stuff and come back into the house.
As far as my attempt to crochet mindfully, there were times I was less successful than others, and being inside the house provided distractions that the deck did not, but I am beginning to catch myself when my mind begins to wander, and when all was said and done and I had counted the squares made today, it turned out that I had finished 14 of the 33 remaining squares needed for my go-go granny dress.
Here is what I had finished by the late afternoon:
After dinner I finished four more squares which are not included in the photo.
Tomorrow is a new day, and a hectic and crowded one at that, but I am hoping that I can put the time I do have for crochet to good use, and maybe, just maybe, I can get this dress done before midnight on Tuesday as the countdown continues.