CAL homework

Having perfectionist tendencies it’s bugged me that I know blocks #109 and #157 were spoilt by wibbly mid-block joins. I didn’t redo them because they’re my favourites (far from it) but simply because I know they’re my let-downs of the CAL.

As you know I’ve been on a bit of a crochet mission lately and this week have finished all 128 unique blocks from Jan Eaton’s 200 Crochet Blocks.

Before I tacked the darning part I decided to undo and attempt these two again. You can see by the tension that I was feeling more relaxed about this by the second block! They are not perfect but considerably better now, don’t you agree?

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There are three more weeks of the CAL left, if you began in September, with three blocks  a week for the first two and two blocks in the last week, so don’t panic if you’re feeling behind. I’ve just got carried away lately! I’ve started listening to the audio version of Chaplin and Company by Mave Fellowes. It’s perfect to crochet along to especially if, like me, you’ve got a fascination with canals and enjoy stories about quirky characters.

What are you reading/listening to at the moment?

5 thoughts on “CAL homework

  1. They do look better. Well done. I’m plodding on with the second part of Game of Thrones “Clash of Kings”. Progress has slowed with that because I keep falling asleep mid-chapter because I am worm out, not because its boring. Yours sounds interesting…. Canals!

  2. Well done! I find the visible joins annoying to but there doesn’t seem to be anyway of getting rid of them altogether. Though maybe when the squares are all together they will melt into the background.

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