The week in review: February 3 through February 7, 2013

One thing I did not cover in my regular blog posts this week was the release of a second design I sold to Red Heart, makers of my beloved Red Heart Super Saver yarn.

Based on the twelve-day afghan:

Twelve-day afghan
Twelve-day afghan

— which I entered in the 2006 North Carolina State Fair where it received a blue ribbon — I reworked the design to meet the size requirements for a throw, and the Crochet Circles Throw was born:

Red Heart Yarns "Crochet Circles Throw"
Red Heart Yarns “Crochet Circles Throw”

As for my crochet activity today, I got started on two future pig faces:

Two future pig faces

and in an effort to tidy up and have fewer pieces of the “If pigs (and dogs and birds and bears and frogs and lions and turtles) could fly” project to lose, I started the work of piecing together this UFO:

I begin piecing together my  If pigs (and dogs and birds and bears and frogs and lions and turtles) could fly project
I begin piecing together my If pigs (and dogs and birds and bears and frogs and lions and turtles) could fly project

While I had hoped to have it done in time for my nearest Project Linus Chapter’s Make-A-Blanket Day, I am reasonably certain I will not be able to get it done in time for the February 16 festivities, but since Project Linus needs donations year round, I will still be able to donate this blanket whether or not I get it done by next Saturday.

Now, for the week in review!

Sunday, February 3, 2013

A frog takes shape
A frog takes shape

Super Bowl 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013

Five future dog-face hexagons
Five future dog-face hexagons

The dog day of February

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A completed pig
A completed pig

In which I find the elusive pink

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

My first completed bear face
My first completed bear face


A generally excellent day

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Despereaux patrols the rail where squirrels are known to scamper
Despereaux patrols the rail where squirrels are known to scamper

Despereaux

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