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Phew! Week 3 of the Nature’s Walk crochet along is over and I just finished the last of the eight squares last night whilst watching the hospital drama ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ on Netflix. Why I watch that show I don’t know. I’m extremely late to the party and am only on series 2 and there are, apparently, 15 series to go. I sort of like putting it on while I’m crocheting because it’s not something you have to concentrate on over much although, if I’m honest, last night’s ‘man who had an explosive device inside him‘ episode caused me to have to look up from the hook and yarn a few times. My main complaint is the central ‘love story’ which is completely stupid. I want to scream every time their eyes meet wistfully across a crowded operating theatre or yearning is expressed over their surgical masks above some poor patient’s opened body. Is it really possible that, in a large hospital, every time the elevator door opens the object of your desire will be inside or waiting to get in so that even more barely held in tears can be shown welling up in the eyes of one or both of our wet couple? If you have watched this prolonged story of hospital folk – please tell me this mooning about doesn’t go on for the whole of the seventeen series or tell me it does and save me before I get deeper in .
Anyway, I digress.
WARNING: Following photos are an attempt at being arty farty but, you know, a square of crochet is a square of crochet so I’m trying to liven things up a bit for you.
On our Nature’s Walk in week two we had a design called ‘Berries’ to do.
I’m glad it was in this colour as I’d have a job thinking of those holes as berries otherwise. See I have kindly given you a visual clue. Something exciting must have been happening in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ while I had this one on the hook as the sides are a bit skewiff but nobody will know once it’s sewn in with all the others.
The bonus square in week two was called ‘Wheat’ . I can’t tell you how many moans and groans and hate mail there were about this pattern but, although it took almost twice as long as the others so far, I found it fun to do and love the result.
Lord knows what that lookie likie plant is – I plucked it out of one of the planters on our balcony and it will be the result of seeds dropping off the bird table so it could be anything but you get the idea.
Week 3 bought us a gorgeous little square called ‘buds’ which reminds me of little baby bottom cheeks. Some others said cleavages and yet others said something rather more ‘masculine’. You never know who you might meet in a Facebook support group.
The bonus square was called ‘Sunshine’
So, they’re stacking up nicely and, if I don’t manage to keep up, at least I have another 15 series of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to see me through.