Tuesday, February 7, 2012

One a day update....grannying on


Hello. 

It's Tuesday again, they come around quickly at the moment, so it's time for the One a Day update.
These are the 6 squares I got finished this week, one short, I know, but there are only so many hours in a day!

I am planning to do a few extra this week to catch up and give me some breathing space.
I did get to add some purple this week, it stands out a bit at the moment, but when I get a few more done I think it will look good.  I also added a darker, bluer, green and an apple green to the mix, as I though it was getting a bit wishy washy.  I'm happier now.


So here are all the squares so far, 20 in total.


...... and because I am such a fashionista, I thought I'd show you the stylish footwear I was wearing today - socks and sandals are always in fashion, right??  hahaha.... only around the house though, my family already know I am a lost cause, but I think I still have my friends bluffed! ( Or not, I really just wear whatever I want, or whatever is cleanest, my laundry system is out of control!  But that is a whole other story.)


Linking up with the other girls over at Gingerbread Girl, have a look how their One a Day projects are progressing if you have a few minutes.
Have a great day!

23 comments:

  1. I love the colours of your grannies and the footwear....amazing! :) We use to wear socks and thongs as kids, such fun.
    Anne xx

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  2. Greetings from a cold and frosty UK. For someone who is pretty new to hooky your work looks quite lovely. Enjoy your trips to the beach, I am very jealous and can't wait for warmer days to come. Thought the footwear was something else!

    Lesley.

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  3. Hey Jules love the socks and sandals....at least they match...

    The purple looks great and adds another dimension to the overall look of the squares....nice 'n bright.

    Claire :}

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  4. I wish I could crochet... Those are so fun and beautiful!

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  5. Loooooove the squares! Such cool colors too :) I'm going to use this pattern later this year to cover my IKEA sofa with :)
    xo,
    wink

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  6. Love the addition of the purple, Jules. It really pops. Can't wait to see more.

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  7. So pretty, your blanket is going to look like a garden.

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  8. How beautiful is your blog... Just found you via Hookin with laalaa! I adore your crochet!x

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  9. Grannys are as fashion as your sandals :) (and my english is...)
    xxx

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  10. Your Grannys are beautiful!
    Sandals and socks?
    Fashion you like me! ha ha ha

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  11. Your squares are looking great love the injection of purple ;-) Socks and sandles ooohhhhh....lets say no more but NO and Wrong figure high on my list ;-))) Enjoy your week. dee x

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  12. Love that granny square pattern, it looks like it has a lot of texture. The socks and sandals are just amazing :)

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  13. I really like the prple and love the pattern! I am only 2 1/2 squares in to my blanket and that has taken me a while!

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  14. Hi Jules... oh my goodness... I think I will have to print out a picture of your squares and gaze at it all day... Well done for getting 6 squares finished..I only managed 2 this week! :)x

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  15. Must try the socks and thongy-sandals look, or maybe not!!! ;)

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  16. Lol, can you hear me laughing from here, looking at that footwear! Why am I laughing, cos it looks like me!! (you might benefit from reading my last post to help sort out the laundry...)

    You are such a neat crochet, and your colour choices are impeccable.

    Its a pleasure, as always

    Cheers
    Fi

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  17. Your squares are gorgeous, very striking!!! I really love the purple mixed in.
    Your footware is great, my children are always moaning about my choice in shoes and tights!!!

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  18. Such beautiful colours.
    Judy x

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  19. I have given you an award.

    http://cherylgraftextiledesign.blogspot.com/

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  20. Hi! Carol and I at TwoLuLa love to visit your blog. It is always so inspiring! Your photos are so beautiful. We have given you the Versatile Blogger award. Please see our post at http://twolula.blogspot.com/2012/02/we-are-sooooo-excited.html

    Cynthia

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  21. This is a really nice square! I'm pretty sure I've done it before. Is this tricolor square from Jan Eaton's 200 Crochet Blocks? Here's my version: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yoork/5681004849/in/set-72157626509451681

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