Your Significant Other has ever said about your crochet? Did your husband tell you that the cap you made him was snuggly warm on a cold morning? Did your wife tell you that the scarf you made her was the perfect color> Did your boyfriend tell all his friends hat that they should have a girlfriend who could crochet wool socks? Did your girlfriend call her mom to rave about the mittens you made her?
My husband has always applauded my creative endeavors. When I began crocheting about 15 years ago, he would seek out yarn for me at the thrift stores we loved to haunt. After about a year of my observing my developing crochet ‘talent’ he said something stunning to me. He wanted me to crochet 9 baby afghans! Why, I asked? He said so that if I stopped crocheting (as I had pretty much done with quilting), I’d be sure to have enough baby afghans for all our future grandchildren! At the time, we had 3 pretty much grown – but unmarried – children with no prospects of spouses or babies on the horizon. But, of course, seeing that he was serious and that this was a huge complement from him about my crochet, I agreed to create and stash those baby afghans. Along the way, I’ve crocheted a lot of other things. Our kids are still single and we are still without grandchildren, but the afghans are covered!
So, what has that wonderful person in your life had to say about your crochet that has warmed your heart, encouraged your creativity, or spurred you on? I think we all need to share those good feelings – and I’d love to hear all your stories. Please use the Comments Section below to enter your story. And, thanks in advance!
Note: The afghan pictured above is an example of those in my stash. This particular one was written about here .
By jd wolfe