It's a Saturday night and I'd rather be inside crocheting tonight.
I have my number one fan sitting next to me as I make a Santa hat.
He's little Squeakers and he's the cutest little parakeet (well in my humble opinion and his too.) He cheers me on and purrs at me when he likes my finished product. He even tries to eat it, but no worries, anything not meant for my use only was not harmed or eaten by Squeakers.
I've been going to a knit and crochet group every Friday night down the street from me. The ladies and gentleman are wonderful people-very funny and witty and make my projects go so quickly. We met on Ravelry. I'm still a newbie, but based on my repeated appearances I think I'm staying. Yesterday I took my mom and she had a lot of fun bonding with me in a casual environment. She really needs it too.
I also have a new and awesome hat made by my friend from down under. No way under. She's in Antarctica now. She was still in the states when she made it (so I guess you can say made in America, though technically her base is American "on the ice" but I digress.)
It's so funky and cool and it's purple (lavender) so you know she really had me in mind. Oh I feel special!
I'm also working on another pattern to be posted shortly. I do hope many people enjoy my previous post and also would like any feedback so I know I'm on the right track. I really appreciate even the harshest critique. Well, as long as you don't make me cry.