Monday, 21 March 2016

The Dilema

What's a girl to do when she has this much 8ply wool in her stash? And this is just half of it! I have another box just like this stowed in my doll room.

 

Well with winter slowly creeping in, I thought this might keep me occupied in the evenings while I snuggle up in my comfy chair and watch my favourite TV programmes.


I figured I need to do four hundred and thirty two of them to complete a Granny Square throw rug. Wish me luck, I'm going to need it, along with a lot of patience (not my strongest attribute) to get this project finished.

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  1. 432!!! omg x.x that's some patience and perseverance you will need there, I send you all the luck and strenght, the finished product will be amazing!

    Have a great week~

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    1. Thanks Alejandra, I didn't think about how many I would have to make before I began. It wasn't till I measured a rug I already have and realised I needed 18 across the width and 24 down the length. So far I've managed to do 14 in three nights, with luck I may have it finished by the end of winter. :)
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  2. Omg, so many! But it'd look so lovely and amazing when you finish! I hope you keep it up ~!!

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    1. Yes, it sounds like a monumental amount doesn't it? I hope I can keep it up too Irene, I really need to do something with all this wool. :)
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  3. 432 is a lot of them!! But I bet it will look awesome one you are finished! Good luck!
    I'm about to suffer winter as well T_T

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    1. I know Musume, but I actually managed to do nine this evening, so I'm getting quicker, now I have 23. Maybe I will be able to have it finished BEFORE the end of winter.
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  4. Hello Sandy,
    good luck...it will be beautiful!
    Big hug
    Giac

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    1. Thank you Giac, I hope so, it will certainly be colourful if nothing else. :)
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  5. Good luck with the project! That looks like a lot of work, but the end result will undoubtedly be fabulous! :)

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    1. Thank you JS, it's not really work yet as they are easy to do in front of the TV, but sewing all the squares together will be I'm sure. :)
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  6. Good luck :D It's an awesome project!

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    1. Thanks Nikki. I hope it turns out the way I imagined before I began :)
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  7. Those granny squares look great, I hope you can finish it because it'll be great once it's done.
    I was thinking of making a quilt as I have a ton of fabric....I wonder if I'll ever get it done though!!!
    xxx

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    1. Thank you Sharon, I seem to be plowing through these balls pretty quick, so I'm just hoping I have enough of these earthy colours to complete it.

      I think you'll use up a lot of it if you keep making your doll clothes, though a quilt might be a good project to have along side. :)
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  8. I'm envious of your winters down there. We get a hint of it here but not real winter although I am hoping it will be different this year.

    And great job so far on the granny squares! I only need 25 for my bag but I still only have ever made 5. I'm so slack with crochet these days. Can't wait to see it completed!

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    1. It's been quite mild here so far Alasse, but of course we are still in Autumn. I never look forward to winter though, I really don't like the rain and wind at all, and I find grey skies quite depressing and just want to hibernate through winter like a bear!!
      Maybe I can inspire you to finish your bag? I have done 50 of mine now :)
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