The return of the Day of the Dead crochet yarn bombs

If I had better sense, I would probably finish up the second Day of the Dead yarn bomb I started and then work on tricking out both it and the first yarn bomb. Instead I have started a third, and so, as of this afternoon, I am working on dueling crochet yarn bombs.

I started my crochet day by joining the square of second (in what is turning out to be a series of three Day of the Day yarn bombs) into rows:

I was satisfied with my progress, but somewhat bored with the task of joining, so I decided to intersperse making a new square for the third one.

After looking over the sixteen options of where to start, I selected the top left-hand corner. Using CraftSmart yarn in both turquoise and Sangria.

I selected this particular square because I really wanted to know how the colors would work together. I am equal parts uncertain and excited about the combination, so I wanted something that would showcase the two colors in question. I also didn’t want to have to make a lot of color changes, but at the same time, I have a road trip planned for this weekend, so I need to save some of the less demanding squares for three evenings spent crocheting by hotel light.

With the decision finally made, I got to work, and in under an hour, I had crocheted eighteen of the twenty four rows of the first square.

The first square of the third of three yarn bombs
The first square of the third of three yarn bombs

I’m not one hundred percent certain I like the way these colors play with each other, but I am one hundred percent certain that there is no time for me to change my mind or try something different. If I need something to bring it all together, I can always make a few more very large crochet flowers. Until then I will move forward, one stitch at a time.

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