The week in review: April 14 through April 18, 2013

This has been a difficult and eventful week for the people of Boston, but as I write this, the last known suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing has been taken into custody, and it is my hope that we can continue to remember the names of the victims whose lives were lost or interrupted by this week’s tragic events.

As for me, when the going gets tough, I get out my crochet as I find that it is an awesome tool for getting through high anxiety times. Had I been one of the citizens of Watertown holed up in my home today while SWAT teams went door-to-door, I probably would have crocheted many thousands of very tight stitches while I watched and waited.

But tornado warnings not withstanding:

tornado warning emergency alert
Tornado Warning

today was not a high anxiety day, and while most of my work on the Tetrisghan focused on assembling pieces and weaving in ends, I did make a few squares with a reasonably relaxed stitch:

tetris crochet blanket
I make continued progress on the crochet Tetrisghan

My crochet goals for the weekend are two in number; one, finish the first panel of the Tetrisghan, and two, complete work on the pom pom purse.

Now, for the week in review!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

paper tetrominos
A tool for arranging tetrominos

The bicycle to nowhere

Monday, April 15, 2013

tetris crochet blanket
The front of the Tetrisghan so far

I begin piecing together the future Tetrisghan

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

ends ready for trimming
The back of the Tetrisghan to be with many ends woven in and in need of trimming

Piecework

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

yarn scraps
The resulting yarn scrap pile

A day of modest progress

Thursday, April 18, 2013

future crochet purse and fabric lining
The body of the crochet bag with the future fabric lining

I set aside the Tetrisghan for one day

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One thought on “The week in review: April 14 through April 18, 2013

  1. What is the estimated size of your Tetrisghan? It appears as you stated there would be two panels to be throw size, Yes?

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