The week in review: November 18, through November 22, 2012

As the days grow shorter, If found myself busy out enjoying the sunshine today while I could, but before the sun set, I did manage to make visible (and measurable) progress on the felted fat-bag-to-be that I am making with a vintage color way of Red Heart wool yarn calle “Sherbert Mix::

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I nearly finish the body of the “Sherbert Mix” felted fat bag to be

It is an interesting mix of colors that pool in an equally interesting way, and once I had made sufficient progress on the bag, I also added yesterday’s fifteenth African flower crochet hexagon to the crochet meditation of the fourteen already completed hexagons:

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The African flower mediation with the 15th hexagon in place

Then, tonight, after the sun had set, I finished my 16th hexagon, and on my way back from dinner and a play, I spied this little gem in the window of the Urban Outfitters store in Chinatown, Washington, DC:

and now, a look back at my week in crochet:

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Found on November 18: Vintage yarn from my stash for the Assyrian crochet beard
Found on November 18: Vintage yarn from my stash for the Assyrian crochet beard

Stash down challenge 2012: Day 18 — A crochet beard and helmet for Simon

Monday, November 19, 2012

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The completed Assyrian crochet beard

Stash down challenge 2012: Day 19

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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A front view of the crochet beard and helmet (beanie)

Stash down challenge 2012: Day 20 and the enduring nature of craft

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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A fortnight’s worth of African flower mediations

Stash down challenge 2012: Day 21

Thursday, November 22, 2012