Crocheting Something Just for You?By Veronica Smith – 15 Comments
You’ve made those scarf and hat sets, everybody you know has one. I mean the postal worker looked cold didn’t he? The plethora of baby blankets, bonnets and booties for friends and family. Many afghans for gifts and your own home. Toys for little ones and phone cases for older ones. Aunt Mary, your best friend, partner and child all have an item of clothing. Those headbands and scarves went over really well at work and you made a few extra dollars. The snowflakes and decorations went over a treat at Christmas.
But what do you have? Hmmmmm? You have the afghan on the couch, the tissue box cover in the bathroom and the dishcloths in the kitchen. Where is YOUR top, your skirt or dress? So many people I know just keep doing for others. Don’t get me wrong that is fantastic. Keep it up, but why should we be naked?
You are not on your own. I have not made anything for myself since I was a teen, pre hubby and children. For Christmas 2009, yes 2009, I purchased some nice wool and a lovely pattern, wrapped it all up and put it under the tree. I had a few weeks for holiday and could have gotten it all made. It is sitting next to me, in the office mocking my inability to make it for myself, 27 months it has been staring at me. I have really pathetic excuses, my current one is that I am trying to lose weight so I need to wait so I can make it the right size. That’s silly as it will fit, I mean I am not going to halve in size, I’d be dead. Plus I like food to much.
How about you? Have you managed to treat yourself?