One of my brilliant coworkers recently taught me how to crochet. I’ve tried in the past and thought it was hopeless, but it turns out I just needed a very patient, careful teacher. Yesterday I finished the first project that she started me on, a dishcloth:
Feeling inspired, I decided to start a new project today. I need a headband or earwarmers to keep me warm as the weather gets chilly — especially since I recently decided to take up running again — so I looked up a good video tutorial. I highly recommend these tutorials if you’re trying to learn:
After dinner I put on a movie, pulled out my crochet hook and yarn, and got to it. By the time the credits were rolling, I was done:
I’m really pleased with the results and with how quickly it came together. I can’t wait to put it to use — and find a new project to work on!