Today I focused all of my crochet energy on weaving in ends.
Having come to a decision about what I would not make for this year’s state fair entry, I needed to contemplate what I would make, and weaving in ends of the projects I have that are in need of having ends woven seemed a good way to both get something done and ruminate about my as yet undetermined state fair project.
I started by collecting the tools I would need:
Then I sat down with the scrap stash bag I began work on two weeks ago. I finished the crochet portion of the project yesterday which left me with this:
With my sharp scissors and trusty bent-tipped needle, I got to work. By 2:30 this afternoon, I had finished weaving in all of the ends:
on both sides:
Then I filled the newly completed bag with yarn:
Having finished weaving in all of the ends of the scrap stash bag, I decided to harness the weaving in ends mojo and work on my great-granny square. Here it is before I got to ply my magic Clover yarn needle:
After ninety minutes of concentrated effort, I had made measurable progress, but still had plenty of work to do:
The storm clouds that had been threatening rain made good on the threat, and shortly after dinner, the power at my house went out. While I didn’t get done any of the crochet I anticipated doing after dinner, I did, at least, find refuge (and free wi-fi) in the clean well-lighted place that is the McDonald’s near my home while tracking the Progress Energy outage report.