And that's when things started to go downhill for me. Apparently everything I ever knew about crocheting....I had forgotten. I bought a new book.
I found other tutorials (including this one found by S.O.T.A.K.! handmade--thanks, Svetlana!). Over on Cassie's side bar be sure to check out her "On the Edge" tutorials. Very helpful information with lots of pictures. Oh, and Cassie rates the degree of difficulty for her tutorials based on how much chocolate she needs to stop and consume. Gotta love that, right?
If you are following along, Corey has already posted the supplies you need, and how to start making the block and completing the blanket stitch around it. So here are my supplies, which I took along in my carry-on bag to a quilting retreat in Minnesota so they would be handy.
During my layover in Seattle, it turns out I also needed to
Moving on. The quilting retreat weekend was fabulous. But by Sunday morning I had still not actually started my crochet project. Bummer.
Five-inch squares cut out and crochet cotton ready to go. Check.
Cassie) to help me out (thanks, Rene'!). Check.
Getting Amanda Jean to start the actual work. Priceless!