I’ve got a bit of a different FO this week. The date is fast approaching when my friend will move to Germany, and I wanted to give her a leaving present. She loves stags so when I saw a pretty silver stag necklace I bought it without a second thought.
A couple of days ago that second thought came along; my friend doesn’t wear jewellery. Even on her wedding day she had to be talked into wearing some. What a rubbish present.
But I don’t give in that easily! I decided to take the stag off the chain and make it into something else, preferably something useful like a keyring. Just at that moment, I noticed a keyring hanging on one of my old bags, a large ring with a big star and a small star hanging on chains: perfect!
I took off the big star and used the chain to hang the stag from, kept the small star, and added a crochet heart. It’s me; there has to be crochet.
And this is the result.
Please excuse the photo quality – it took me 10 minutes to get it lying nicely in the box, there’s no way I was taking it out again!
I also finished up the ginger bootees this week and gifted them to my friend.
I made her cry, which wasn’t the reaction I expected! She said it’s the first ever present baby has received (I’m honoured!) and she loved the colours so much she could just eat them. If she’s going to keep reacting like that I’ll never stop making baby things 😉
And finally, the biggest news: my Tunisian jumper is finished, TA DA!
It’s still blocking right now so I don’t have any photos of me wearing it yet, but it fits and I’m sooooo pleased with it. I don’t want to make another one right now, but I can see it happening again at some point in the future. I just love that stitch pattern.
And that’s been my productive week. I’m off today to help out with a summer camp for a week, so there will be fewer posts from me and probably no likes or comments at all. I shall do my best to catch up with you all when I get back. Hopefully there will be at least a little bit of crochet so I don’t go completely mad, but we’ll have to see.
Has anyone else got some FOs to share? What do you think of my keyring (be honest)? Let me know in the comments!