That is the ugliest effing square I’ve ever seen*

*it’s not plagiarism if you change a word, right?

I thought I had my mojo back up and running, but then I made the mistake of ignoring that little voice telling me I didn’t like what was appearing at the end of my crochet hook.

What hideous colours. But the next few rounds will fix it, won’t they?

Nope. Still hideous.

I frogged the whole thing and now it’s in the naughty corner for a while.

It’s strange that the colours I chose for the blanket all look so good together, but take out two or three of them and it can end up a disaster! I used to think I had such an eye for colour.

Well, I’ll try shuffling some around and maybe swapping some out, and see if I can get something workable. Maybe even pretty. Wish me luck.

Hannah

xXx

14 thoughts on “That is the ugliest effing square I’ve ever seen*”

  1. It’s the spider veins that throws me off, and the complicated pattern. Like the saying goes, “Keep it simple stupid.” In school, we used the nicer saying, “keep it simple Simon.”

    I think you made the right choice scrapping it rather than trying to “fix” it especially when the pattern wasn’t working for you anymore.

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  2. I have a strange relationship with yellow, I collect Winnie the Pooh and Minions both yellow but yellow anywhere else sits a little uncomfortable with me, it’s so weird. Don’t try to force the mojo back, pick up a book or find a new podcast or try a craft you haven’t yet had a go of. When your mojo is back I’m sure whatever you make you will love…even if it was this square.

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  3. It is so easy to just put your head down and keep going even when you know all progress is in the wrong direction! What a shame it happened just when you were getting going again. I am sure something will inspire you soon and work really well.

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  4. Aaah, sorry it didn’t work out… But at least yarny crafts allow you the luxury of ripping it up and starting again. And if it makes you feel any better, I ignored the inner voice for a whole cardigan recently. It’s now ripped and waiting to become a Flax sweater 😂

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