Monday unfolding

I had big plans for what I was going to get done this Monday — a long mental to-do list that would require careful execution if I were to do everything on it, but as it turned out, Monday had its own plans, and instead of the tidying up I had envisioned, I found the day, unfolding ┬áin ways I did not expect.

The first thing I wanted to accomplish (from a crochet perspective) was to weave in ends on the various center squares meant to be used in the 42 mutli-color motifs needed for my 2012 North Carolina State Fair project. I have so far completed one, so I took bent-tipped Clover needle to these unwoven in ends (among others):

six crochet square centers
Six crochet square centers of multi-color motifs-to-be

and got them all tidied up:

The center crochet motifs with the ends woven in as Monday was unfolding
The center crochet motifs with the ends woven in as Monday was unfolding

Because I have such an expansive and active imagination, I had somehow thought that not only would I get the ends woven in, I would also complete the motifs.

But somewhere in the early afternoon, it became clear to me that I would not finish even one motif today, and searching desperately for something — anything — I could finish, I turned my attention to crocheting the three smaller textured triangles I still need for the project.

I finished two:

two texture crochet triangles
Two of the smaller texture crochet triangles for my 2012 North Carolina State Fair afghan

Most days to not work out as I plan but unfold in their own ways and take me on a journey more interesting that I could have imagined.

One thought on “Monday unfolding

  1. I’m still waiting for you to post the pattern for those squares… Your work is exceptional and I hope you get a Blue Ribbon for all your effort…That Ghan is gonna be a “work of art”…Love the concept..

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