I finished this afghan more than a week ago but haven’t had time to post about it. I can’t believe how busy I’ve been!
I used the same red and grey as I used in the Rustic Ripple afghan. I figure that since the color in this pattern (they used red and green) is supposed to represent evergreen trees amongst those that have red leaves in the autumn season, I can say these colors represent footballs. Maybe you need to squint your eyes until they’re closed and just pretend.
Here’s a picture of the edging.
Anyway, this kind of has a similar effect as that of houndstooth. It’s a nice pattern, but too much of it can give you a headache. I’m going to let the kids pick which teacher gets which afghan. I’m kind of hoping they give this one to the mean teacher. (Out of all my teachers I had as a child the only one who hasn’t retired is the mean one.). I’m just spiteful like that!
Since I have been driving a lot for work, I get to bring my yarn with me and crochet in the evenings! It’s just too bad I don’t have a driver to let me crochet during those long rides. I did get a new car! It’s the first time I’ve ever bought a brand new car for myself. I can’t believe I own a 2014 car. Sadly, five hours after I signed the papers on it I let my husband drive it. About a mile from our house he hit a deer. It’s not really all that bad. I think the deer even laughed as he ran away. I will have another new experience in November, though. I plan on going deer hunting.
One last thing I want to share is a picture I snapped while driving on my most recent trip. Are you planning a party?