I do wonder sometimes if most of my followers don’t find my weekly CAL post a bit boring. I am not bored of course; I am really enjoying the CAL and happy reviewing my progress.
I did find the first of this week’s squares a little boring however.
Square No. 37
And even in my chosen colours I am not especially enthralled; maybe other peoples choices will be more exciting.
Square No. 38
Now this square I like a lot more.
I decided that with it called dahlia square that the colour in my selection that most said ‘dahlia’ to me was yellow.
I think it would actually make quite a good centre square for the blanket and might end up using it that way.
I am not sure I have been making the popcorns 100% correctly but they end up looking the same so that’s okay for now as far as I am concerned.
It appeared to come out much smaller than no. 36 but actually I found it would stretch to be the same size so hopefully it will be right in the end.
Square No. 39
Who is Gavin I wonder?
This square has an interesting texture that I like to look at but did not find so easy to work as I was always afraid I was maybe choosing the wrong stitch to work into.
I chose the colours to be a sort of landsacape with grass at the bottom and sky at the top and rows of flowers (or maybe in some cases water) inbetween.
I was actually more pleased with the result than I expected to be which was a nice surprise.
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I have been finding the recent dull weather a great strain as it has made taking the photographs very difficult. Today, however, I found a solution. I am using my SAD lamp and it gives a very good light to take the pictures by as you can see above.
I have only recently bought the SAD lamp.
I spent last winter never feeling fully awake and wanting nothing more than to hibernate so I decided that I couldn’t stand another winter like that and would have to try something. And I must say that the SAD lamp has worked a treat and I actually feel more energetic than I did through our long dark summer. 🙂