Forgotten, lost and forlorn! Lying hidden in drawers or buried deep in cupboards. Why, oh, why do we spend our hard-earned cash on beautiful craft supplies only to abandon projects halfway through and move on to the next?
I must be the worst offender and this post is about prove just that! As I list them, I'm going to put a rough estimate on the cost of the materials for each one, just to see how much I have spent (not wasted - they still have the potential to be finished). I may regret doing this by the end of the post!
Felted Flower Bag
Cost of materials: £20
Work to completion: sew in lining and buttons. Add handle.
Granny Squares Cushion
Cost of materials: £12
Work to completion: make two more squares and crochet them all together. Crochet a back with button opening.
Cost of materials: £90 (I hope my husband doesn't read this)
Work to completion: hundreds of ripples... aaggggghhhhhh!
Cost of materials: £5
Work to completion: sew embellishments on remaining two and loops to hang.
Japanese Flower Cowl
Cost of materials: £36
Work to completion: 3/24 to go. Why haven't I finished this? 1 flower = 15 minutes which means in the time I've spent doing this post I could have finished it!
Is that it? That seems quite a short list for the guilt trip I've been on lately!
Felted Baby Booties (yes this is the project I gave you a sneaky peak of in my last post)
Cost of materials: varies, total perhaps £20
Work to completion: 3 pairs need buttons sewing on and ends woven in. 4th pair (above) needs crochet 'cuff' and flower.
Reviewing my list, (which totals £183 of materials,) the flower cowl, matyoshka and booties will all be quite quick to finish. The cushion and bag will take a little more time and the bag will require the sewing machine to have a bit of a dust off! The one I think that is realistically out of my reach is the ripple blanket :( It's been nearly 12 months since I've added any ripples. I have thought about pulling it all out before and could perhaps use the yarn for smaller more achievable projects ;)
Or, I could make a runner from the amount I've crocheted so far.
That feels better!
All organised and conscience clear. Until the next WIP anyway!
How are your WIPs?!
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