I had a sore throat and felt a cold coming on yesterday, so, since I was laid up on the couch anyway, I decided it was the perfect time to pull out my crochet needles and yarn.  I like working on small projects, so I went with crocheted flowers, and I also tried my hand at a ribbon flower.  I’m not too impressed with the results so far, but with a little practice I know I’ll get better at them.  I also am making crocheted hearts like this one:

The above photo is from Skip to My Lou – I also used her wonderful crochet heart pattern to make mine.  :-)  There are so many things you can do with these hearts!  Stitch them to a onesie or t-shirt, make a garland, stitch them to a hat – the possibilities are endless and they are super easy to make!

I took photos of my crocheted rose and ribbon flower for ya!

Crocheted Ruffled Rose pattern from a book my mom let me borrow (thanks, mom!)

Ribbon Rose made thanks to an excellent tutorial from Scrap-a-Little.com.

Now it’s Your Turn!

What did you do that was creative in the past week or two?  Feel free to link your creative/crafty post up in this blog hop, or simply leave a comment letting me know what you’ve been up to or what your goals are!  This linky is open all week, so be sure to come back and check it every so often, and feel free to make up your crafty post anytime this week!  You have time!  :-)  Note: Everyone is welcome, this is not limited to moms.  :-)


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