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Wednesday, September 06, 2017

All Tied Up

A gift package could be all tied up with string or ribbon.
A shoelace could be all tied up–either a good thing or not, depending on the knots!
A hammock could and should be all tied up.
Our little granddaughters could have their wispy hair all tied up in cute waterspouts.
Yarn could be all tied up in a ball, ready for knitting needles or a crochet hook.

Who knows... it might even get all tied up and turn into something like this...
Crocheted afghan I originally made for my Grandmother T.
approx. 4' x 6'
...or this!
Crocheted baby hi-top sneakers made for first grandson
Go to this page of Scribble Picnic to see how others tied up their posts this week. Sorry to have missed the curly picnic last week, but I was all tied up!

30 comments:

  1. those crocheted shoes are so adorable! these are perfect ways to interpret the theme.

    have a lovely day.

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    1. Thanks, Lissa, they were fun to make!

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  2. Oh I love your drawing!!! Very nice and detailed! The crochet work is lovely. I wish I could crochet. I've delved into knitting again this year after having lots of hand pain, but with a new cream, I've already completed a few things, that makes me happy! :)

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    1. Thanks, Rain, I wasn't sure how the drawing would turn out, but I'm pleased with it.
      I started out learning to knit when I was young, but never pursued it. A college roommate taught me to crochet, and I've been "hooked" on it ever since! Glad you're able to pick up your knitting needles again!

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  3. What wonderful examples of the 'tied it up' theme, beautiful afghan and booties.

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  4. You are so talented... the drawing is wonderful, and your crocheting lovely. Win~Win. Great job.

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    1. Thanks, Wanda. I enjoy using the abilities God gave me.

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  5. Your sketch is great, and those little shoes are adorable!

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    1. Thank you, thank you, Paula!

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  6. Fun post and thoughts on: tied up.
    Each piece, drawing and yarn art is wonderful. Sorry you were tied up last week ;-)

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    1. Thanks, Tammie. They were all fun to do!
      Now I don't even remember what was going on last week, but life does get too busy sometimes.

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  7. Wow these are all fabulous ideas for the theme and the crocheted ones work jsut as well as you made them yourself. I love it! Very good. Thank you so much, Jolene!

    I've posted my colour version now btw and will be changing out the themes either tonight or tomorrow, so stay tuned! :)

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    1. Thank you, Michael. I considered making the ball of yarn colored, but we'll just say that it's a soft gray yarn!

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  8. Jolene, these are all wonderful examples of the theme. I particularly love your crochet work as I like to crochet too and have made blankets and baby sets. Very nice work on your sketch too. :)

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    1. Thanks, Serena. Somehow I'm not surprised that you crochet too! Do you have a project you're currently working on?

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  9. Sweet! Love it all ... you have many talents, Joeks ...

    Andea @ From The Sol

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    1. Thank you, Andrea. There's plenty I can't do, but I am grateful for and enjoy using the abilities God gave me.

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  10. What a great job you did with that ball of yarn! I really love how you've captured all the texture of it. The afghan is so pretty and the sneaker booties are cute. I made some similar one's for my son years ago. And little Mary Jane one's for my daughter. Crocheting is relaxing isn't it?

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    1. Thanks, Lorraine. I'll admit I had to look at some other examples first to see how to do the texture, but then it all came together. I also made some matching pink sneakers since we didn't know ahead of time if grandchild #1 was going to be a boy or a girl! Yes, it can be relaxing–once the pattern is figured out! Do you have any crochet projects in the works right now?

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  11. I love your ball of yarn Jolene - and obviously once in your creative hands you know how to make wonderful things - really super.

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    1. Thank you, Mary. Well, I can follow a pattern anyway!

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  12. Great ideas. How long did it take you to sketch the ball of yarn? :)

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    1. Thanks! I'm not 100% sure now, but I think it took around an hour, maybe a bit more, to draw the ball of yarn.

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  13. I love how you drew this. Wow. Excellent use of lines.
    Blessings
    Janis

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    1. Thank you, Janis. I looked at examples first to get an idea how to do it, but then it came together.

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  14. So fun stopping by. Wow! your drawing is so good! And the crochet projects are just lovely! So much talent :)
    Kindly, Lorraine

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    1. Thanks, Lorraine! Hope you'll visit again soon!

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