All crochet patterns written by Kim Guzman at CrochetKim are in US terms. All photos not copyright to Kim Guzman are posted with permission. This website contains affiliate links. Any purchases through affiliate links will provide me with the income necessary to keep this site available at no extra cost to you.
Being self-employed, I work pretty much non-stop every single day of the week. The days just sort of run together into one big never-ending work day. As much as I love my work, it can certainly take its toll.
This week, though, I needed to get away and do some personal business. These times don’t come around very often and I have to admit that it took me a good several hours before I could switch off the work brain, but I’m so glad I did! It really helped so much. Of course I’m back “in the grind” now, but I really enjoyed those couple of days away.
When I was quickly packing, I nearly forgot that I should take something to stitch. I was between crochet projects so I just grabbed a ball of kitchen cotton and some knitting needles. If I just need to do brainless stitching, I know that I can make a Diagonal Ribs Washcloth. It’s my favorite stitch pattern and it’s so easy that I don’t need the pattern. You can pick it up HERE to check it out.
Now, I know this will make you laugh, but I always cast on with my crochet hook. Always. In fact, while I was sitting in that waiting room, I couldn’t even remember HOW to cast on without a crochet hook. So, there I was: unable to knit because I didn’t have a crochet hook. ha!
Thank goodness for my tablet and the internet. This video came to my rescue.
It’s so funny to think that I would have been gone for two days and couldn’t start a project. Christian even suggested that I just buy a crochet hook at the store. But, I got it figured out. One way or another, the crafter will prevail!