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This entry was posted on Friday, February 4th, 2011 by Frances Ryan.
Tags: pretty things, foster kid, crochet, arts & crafts

So, this is my foster daughter’s Christmas present. Not for next Christmas but for the one just past. Can you believe that I’m still working on it? I seem to be a bit slow in making these ripples.

The good thing is that now that she knows I’m making it, I can stitch when she’s still awake. The bad thing is that I haven’t felt the urge to stitch the past few weeks.

I think I’m about a quarter of the way done, which means I’d best get hooking!

Comments

It’s STUNNING!

by bootytoberlin at 4:54am (GMT) on February 4th, 2011

Beautiful!  I want one, too!

by Mom at 5:37pm (GMT) on February 4th, 2011

I’m working on a queen-sized one with my left-over scraps. You can have it when (if?) I ever finish it, but it’s not going to be pretty. Maybe one day I’ll make you your very own in blue, too!

by Just Frances at 6:12pm (GMT) on February 4th, 2011

It’s beautiful. She will love it when it’s done. I can’t remember the number of times I’ve had to present late home made gifts because they’re just not done in time. Last Christmas (09) I was still crocheting big sis’ jumper on the plane on the way across to Canada!

And I know what you mean about not always feeling like it - I get like that too sometimes. Don’t force it or you’ll end up resenting the gift. I’m sure the Kid will far prefer something made with love than something that has a feeling of obligation running through it, even if that means waiting a bit longer.

At least that’s my line and i’m sticking with it!!

by Rebecca at 9:39am (GMT) on February 5th, 2011

the best gifts are worth waiting for :)

by pomomama at 4:52pm (GMT) on February 5th, 2011

I’ve managed to hook nearly two skeins today. I wish I could keep that speed all the time. I’m hoping to have it done before Easter…

by Just Frances at 4:44am (GMT) on February 6th, 2011

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