Crochet mood blanket 2014

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27 01, 2014

crochet love

By | January 27th, 2014|colors and yarns, Crochet mood blanket 2014, Crocheted blankets, Crocheted cushion, filofax, granny squares, Patchwork crocheted squares, poncho, Uncategorized, wips|11 Comments

Good morning sweeties,

I’ve been crocheting a lot…a really lot these days…It seems like the hook is burning in my hands and yarn is flying everywhere around me 🙂 A lot of creative ideas are melting in my head and I feel every night that I am running out of time to make all I want to make and I wish that the days were longer (a 48h day is good for me 😉 )

I am working on more than 4 wips at the same time…Yes, each day I am picking 3 different hook sizes and working with them… crochet crochet crochet every second of my free time 🙂

Here are some…yes some of my wips of the moment…

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* My poncho: The front is done…All the circles of the back are done too…Still have to join them and sew the front and the back together and decide on an edging 🙂 So, a tadaaa post very soon 😉

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* The crochet mood blanket… January 25… 25 squares done so far…I am adoring this project 🙂 and how the squares of my moody days are coming along together beautifully…

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* A new granny cushion with the wonderful mirage yarn 🙂 I love the colors of the mirage range but it is a thinner yarn worked with a 3.25 mm hook so small projects are done with it (You see I am not so patient to work a blanket with this yarn 🙂 )

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* A new secret project with a chunky yarn will be revealed to you very soon I hope 😉

Blogging about my wips is a way for me to stay focused on them and remember to finish some before beginning others. That don’t always work … but I am trying my best 😉

Wishing you a wonderful creative week!

Kisses from the bottom of my heart

Sucrette

17 01, 2014

A hooky update

By | January 17th, 2014|Crochet mood blanket 2014, filofax, poncho, Uncategorized, wips|12 Comments

Good morning sweeties

How are you?

A quick update today… hooky wise 🙂

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My crochet mood blanket 2014… 15 days already (I took these pics yesterday morning)… You can not imagine how much I am enjoying this project…

Sometimes I feel like I am so busy here at home that I don’t have much time for crochet…but I pick my hook on the evening and make my square…and this gives me a lot of pleasure …

I pick a color that reflects my mood of the day even though the color itself don’t reflect “this particular mood” … Am I talking chineese to you? Well… I am sure you understand me 🙂

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And I am loving too much this blanket… I am loving how I am slowly crocheting it (it is my very first slow project)… I am loving the fact that I don’t crochet more than one square per day even though sometimes I make efforts to do so…

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I am loving the first 15 days and their colors… I am loving how when I look at them I remember how I was feeling each day… I don’t know if at the end of the year I’ll still remember but that is ok because it will be a blanket close to my heart…

And I am loving that many of you joined me and are hooking one square per day too…You know something I think about you while crocheting…yes, you, in the other corner of this planet 🙂

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And I am also loving my poncho in progress…  How the black makes the colors pop up 🙂

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and I am loving my aqua malden filofax and how everything is organised and planned inside its pages… I call it “my brain” and it makes my children laugh 😀

So a last picture of my brain before leaving you today…

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Isn’t it gorgeous? 😉

Well… sweeties…

Enjoy the little every day pleasures…

Have a wonderful hooky time…

Stay warm (if it is cold in your part of the world)

and remember that life is beautiful 🙂

Kisses

Sucrette

7 01, 2014

Crochet Mood Blanket 2014 (2)

By | January 7th, 2014|Crochet mood blanket 2014, Uncategorized|23 Comments

Good morning!

How are you? I am still very excited about the Crochet Mood blanket project and I’m very happy that many of you joined me 🙂 Welcome! We will surely have fun 😉

This is the first week of January …

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A week full of good and bad moods 🙁

January1: Light purple: Sleepy

January2: Yellow: Full of energy

January3: blue: Feeling blue and dreaming about the blue sea and vacations

January 4 and 5: Red and grey-beige: Angry and very sad about my country

January6: Green: Trying to stay positive and think about spring and green grass (drink plenty of green tea too ;))

January7: Purple: Feeling lonely and alone (the children are back to school) and trying to remain positive 🙂

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So that was my weekly moods so far… Please no more bombs and blood so this blanket will become a happy piece  🙂

We, sometimes, make our best to stay happy, calm and feeling good but it is not always possible 🙂

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Some of you asked about the pattern of these simple squares. It is a chain of 12. Followed by 5 rows of 12dc each. And a last round all around the square of 1sc-3ch-1sc (and in the 4 corners too). This last round is for joining the squares together (like in the pic above)

Very simple…but I love it 🙂 It reminds me of patchwork quilts and there is something about them I cherish 🙂

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I’m still working on my poncho and I’ve made some real progress I will show you next time!

Until then please stay warm and safe, pray for peace, and remember to be thankful for the little things in life!

Love

Sucrette

 

 

 

3 01, 2014

Crochet mood blanket 2014 (1)

By | January 3rd, 2014|Crochet mood blanket 2014, filofax, Uncategorized|39 Comments

Good morning my friend!

A new start of the year with a new project…

You can nerver guess how much I am excited by this project!!

Let me tell you all about it so maybe you join me…

A  lovely Instagram friend (Mummy_Stacey) is behind this project. She suggested to make 1 square per day or 1 square per week during 2014 depending on your mood…

If you make 1 square per day you’ll have end2014 a blanket with a total of 365 squares.

If you make 1 square per week (and here you can crochet a bigger square) you’ll end up with a blanket of 52 squares.

You choose each day (or week) a color to crochet your square with and this color must reflect the mood you are in…

You can have more details and info on Mummy-Stacey instagram here.

There is a facebook group too for all the members. And a ravelry group.

I decided to join the fun and make a square/day. I chose carefully the design of my square. It is a very simple one. 5 rows of 12 treble each and a last round of 1sc-3ch-1sc around the square to join it to the others as I go…

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January 1 : light purple: Feeling very sleepy all day long

Here are my squares joined -as-I-go so far:

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January 2: Yellow: The energy is back and I felt in a very happy and full of energy mood 🙂

January3: Turquoise: I was thinking about vacations and was feeling a little blue…

Did you noticed how I joined my squares?

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I joined them after a 90deg rotation of each one… I love the idea of having a patchwork of crochet in the end 😉

I prepared a sheet and decided to make a blanket of 360 squares like you can see on this paper:

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I will crochet 30 squares each month. When the month is 31 days I’ll have a free day 😉

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I’ve already crocheted january 1, 2 and 3…

I’ll keep this sheet in my everyday filofax 🙂

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I’ll use yarn from my stash – mostly leftovers 🙂 and pick up the color each evening depending on how was my day …

I hope that this blanket end 2014 will be full of bright and happy colors 😉

So, my friends, did you like this wonderful idea? Would you like to join the fun?

Come on! grap your hook and crochet a square…(It can be any square you want…a granny…african flower…a square you love in particular)

Each square took me 7 minutes with the joining part…7 little minutes per day for crochet all over the year…It is easy to do… and the result will be a cherished blanket with a full year of memories behind each small part of it 😀

So? Are you still thinking? We are already more than 1000 crocheters around the world…

A beautiful worldwide crochet-along 🙂

And we are waiting for you to join 😉

Happy day to all!

Kisses

Sucrette