I'm lucky to be a member of a very small group on Facebook which celebrates birthdays with good wishes and gifts of floss. In the age of e-cards and virtual birthday wishes, it's something special to get an actual card in the mail. And even more fun when you find a skein of floss hiding in that card. Here's what arrived in my mailbox throughout the month.
|The perfect gift for a stitcher!|
I intended to stitch for a good part of the day, but got off track with a doctor appointment, errands, laundry, etc. I did spend some time on my latest pendant and that is still a work in progress.
I did receive a wonderful gift from Stephanie, Matt's girlfriend. Stephanie visited us before Christmas and I showed her how to crochet. Now those of you who know me or have read my blog know that my crochet expertise is limited to single crochet and anything in the shape of a square or rectangle. I recently learned how to crochet a cute little heart, but that was a project I did in February, so I was not able to impress Stephanie with this skill during her crochet lesson. So I taught her the single crochet and I'm pleased to say that she ran with it. So much so that she has learned new stitches and has far surpassed my crochet abilities! And the result is this: