Tuesday

Just Call Me Suzie...

…”Homemaker”, that is. That’s right. I’m now, officially, “Suzie Homemaker”! I’m betting you’re not half as excited as I am.

No. My house isn’t perfectly clean. I do have young children whom I homeschool, you know. Even Ms. Homemaker wasn’t perfect.

No, I’ve not spent all day baking bread and cooking everything from scratch. (Cereal is our favorite dinner “meal”.)

So, why exactly am I “Suzie Homemaker” now?

I’ve started crocheting! What’s more, I TAUGHT MYSELF!!!

Not only that (yes, there really is more…try to contain your excitement)...Not only that, but I am also teaching my daughters to crochet. Okay. So I’m teaching my 6yr old son also. Hey. He asked. What was I supposed to say?

How did this miracle (which, mind you, is NO small feat happen)? The beauty of YouTube, my friends. Some kind woman made a series of videos titled, “Crochet 101”. Those videos and a book from Wal-Mart have taught me everything I need to know about crocheting.

Well. Almost.

I still don’t know what to do when I’ve finished the blanket I’m working on. Guess I’ll just keep going, and going, and going…until I run out of thread? Then what? And I've already checked. There are NO YouTube videos about what to do at the end of a project. So if some kind soul would like to help this new crocheting mama, I’d be very appreciative.

Pics of my new blanket-to-be coming soon.

-Me

2 comments:

DeEtta @ Courageous Joy said...

Great job Suzie.....I've not even attempted to learn these arts....but I did find lots of youtubes on how to fold a lapbook.

You rock.

Thoughts of THAT mom said...

I'm actually just starting to look at Lapbooking.

I'll be checking in the SHS archives to see how to get started. Glad to know I can use YouTube as a resource for that as well.

 
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