Tuesday, February 7, 2012

One a day update....grannying on


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!


  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

  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!


  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 :}

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

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

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

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

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

  9. Your blanket is beautiful!

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

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

  12. 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

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

  14. 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!

  15. 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

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

  17. 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


  18. 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!!!

  19. Such beautiful colours.
    Judy x

  20. I have given you an award.


  21. 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


  22. 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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