Happy Hooker Badge

Yes that’s right – my happy hooker project for the ESK Yarnathon badge is finished  – “happy hooker” meaning crochet project (shame on you for what you were thinking!) 🙂

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I love this Salty Tales colorway.

 

I made the braided sections a bit longer and also lengthened the tabs that join them so the braids hang a bit longer than the original pattern design.  I want it more as a fashion accessory than an actual cowl that keeps you neck warm so longer was better for that – plus I had plenty of yarn.

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Found a button in the button bin that would work and its finished – which is good because crocheting is very hard on my wrists.

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I was also doing a bit of planning for my other Yarnathon projects today too.  One of the badges is for a blanket – which I really don’t want to make one for me but I found a cute baby blanket (which I can use as a gift) called Wild Kingdom.  Checkerboard center and cute reverse stockinette zoo animals around the edges.  I’ll be making it in Cascade 220 superwash in Daffodil – good for boy or girl blanket.

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Now to go finish sewing down a quilt binding so I can call that project done.

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2 comments on “Happy Hooker Badge

  1. years Ago, in Lima Ohio we had another “Happy Hookers” ;we made rugs, “punch needle…” thanks for the memories!

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