Yup, the crochet necklace is over and out. My original intent was to crochet every bead in the necklace. Ha! After about five I changed my mind.
For one, single crochet isn't my fave. Two? I crocheted the little critters around wooden beads. For anyone who is familiar with crochet, you need to insert your hook through the work to create another stitch. Where one would normally encounter air on the other side of the work, I was butting up against a hard little nugget of wood. Awkward. Not fun.
In the end, I picked up some coordinating wooden beads and strung myself up a necklace. I'm quite pleased I strayed far-far away from the inspiration:
other lover" will be monopolizing a lot of my knitting for a while. Lucky for you, what you can't read here, you can read there! I've decided that though the "other" must be tended to with a certain amount of priority, I get weekends off. That is, weekends are knit-wherever-the-wind-takes-me. This is how the wind is blowing on this first official weekend of summer:
Let's just say it's a "surprise"