spiralling…

I read Claire’s post about spirals the other day, and couldn’t get the image of those lovely whirly shapes out of my mind. Today I finally purchased the pattern (by Charissa Ragsdale at MadMadme.com, via Ravelry), and here we go with Number One:

spiral 1

Using Vinni’s DK cotton in burnt orange and soft grey. Colours don’t show up well because it’s evening here.  Nice and easy to work, and I love the effect of the surface chain. Thanks for the inspiration, Claire.

I’m not sure what the spirals will grow into, but I am pretty sure that they will multiply quickly. It’s like that when you have other deadlines, isn’t it?  I remember one evening about thirty years ago, at 9.30pm the night before a big exam, suddenly starting to paint my kitchen walls.

Back soon x

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15 thoughts on “spiralling…

  1. craftytrog

    Love this!
    I’ve been using up yarn, crocheting blankets recently, & inspired my friend’s 10 year old son so much, I spent New Year’s Eve teaching him to crochet! He did brilliantly, & was ‘hooked’! Lol!
    Happy New Year Jill!

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