The other night, whilst sitting under the stars in our back garden, I was enlightening my partner to all the benefits of crochet – portable, useful, ‘relatively’ inexpensive, and most of all, meditative and calming. Making time in my day for crochet is an important part of taking care of myself. Whether or not I deem the output a success is not important – it is the repetitive and rhythmical process that is the key to relaxation and happiness. For me crochet is like a circuit breaker.
The following day my Mr. returned home from work his backpack laden with this weighty goodness from the library:
So today when I saw that Ms. Pip had set down the A Granny A Day 2010 Craft Challenge I just had to sign up straight away.
One of the personal crafty resolutions I’d set myself this year was to crochet a blanket so this challenge should see me achieve that goal… but more importantly a granny a day should keep the nut house at bay.