First try somehow I ended up with six loop spaces and six points in my star so I've unravelled and will try again after DD has gone down for her nap. I'll get there! Everything else I've crocheted so far has been unravelled at least three times before I've figured it out. Every new attempt is new learning!
Somersaults - i've been at it for years, but have only ever been any good at the granny squares (3 trebles then a gap, into the previous row's gap).
Because of the blankets, I learned how to change colours correctly (at the end of each row) (i still don't know if i'm doing it correctly, but it works better than the massive knot i used to do!) and also I learned how to start a new row properly too - I used to just make a mess by trying to carry on without extending into the new row - it was always obvious where I'd done it!
So in my desperation at trying to get DD to nap we walked all the wy to the library and I borrowed a book called The Happy Hooker so I shall be a pro in no time! But she's still not napping so I can't really get on with trying it all!
I'm not sure enough of everything to be daring enough to try changing colours yet I don't think.
Evening all - is this where you hide? I wrote a long introductory ramble in the team hooker thread last night, but no one was there... So this time all you are getting is: Evening, I'm dances, I've been knitting for the blankets until now, this is my first go ever a crochet.
I've managed a two layered flower (sort of) this afternoon. Somehow the top layer ended up with six petals and the bottom layer only five...
I seem to struggle counting stitches I think and always end up with too few or too many and then I have to wing it and hope it turns out okay! It usually turns out with either too much or too little of something like petals or points!
I've also knitted a little pink heart to stitch onto a square and begun a star stitch square tonight. Thankfully DD went down quickly and easily tonight so I've had some time.