Sunday, 23 November 2014

Last Roses

I´m a bit late with my post this week due to having visitors, planning a scavenger hunt, making a birthday cake and so forth.  However, I managed to take photos a few days ago, when glancing out of the window on a gloomy dark cloudy afternoon,  I spied two forlorn pink roses struggling against the sudden downpour of rain and went out to rescue them.  Couldn´t let the heavy rain spoil such beauty, so I found some odds and ends of my crochet work to offset the very last of this year´s roses.
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I haven´t done much crochet work this year and this little border for a sheet was made a couple of years ago and I have just started to remove the borders from the pillow cases with the hopes of applying them to new ones.



Here is a different edging found in the magazine Labores.  At present, the work is finished but in the UFO drawer awaiting its destination.



The beautiful rose in full bloom, brightening a couple of crochet mats.



It is also time for November´s Tusal check-in

Here is my ORT´s jar, now overflowing due to lots of threads from my Christmas sewing projects which I can´t as yet show and also lots of threads from the Randje Per Week SAL, which in October I understood had stopped until the new year, only to learn that there has been no pause in their weekly patterns at all and now I´m weeks behind.


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13 comments:

  1. Beautiful - both the crochet and the rose!

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  2. Impressively delicate crochet borders and doily. Colour matched with the rose beautifully.

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  3. Beautiful and creative photography, Sheryl :)

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  4. Your crochet work is so fine and lovely Sheryl! The roses are offset beautifully against this . Loads and loads of orts!

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  5. Really beautiful crochet work. I received my beautiful giveaway that I won on Sheryl's blog recently. It is absolutely stunning, the photos don't do it justice, it will certainly be a much treasured piece.

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    1. Thank you Linny, so pleased you like the mermaid pouch.

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  6. Oh my goodness! Your crocheting is so delicate. That's one thing I never got the hang of - crocheting.
    xxx

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  7. Very lovely pictures, it was so nice to see them. I just love roses ....
    Your crochet works are amazing !!! I love all them , too. You are a very talented lady .

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  8. What beautiful crochet. I have never done anything that delicate. What a treasure your pieces must be.

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  9. Love your lace crochet, something I've never crocheted as yet, and the rose offsets it well. I still keep my TUSAL jar lol, although I gave up posting about it when I kept missing the dates for it :( I took some of the threads out of one in spring and put them in the garden for the birds to use in their nesting endeavours.....

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  10. Oh, Sheryl, what beautiful work you do! So delicate and perfect!!

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  11. Your crochet borders are beautiful. I don't think I'd have the patience to make one - not if it was just a few very long rows, if there was a way of making it sideways - lots of short rows - I'd probably be OK!

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