About 5th Jan I saw an advert for a 'Learn to Crochet' serial on TV. Being easily influenced by advertising, I dutifully ran off to WH Smith and bought the first part- replete with DVD guide, 2 balls of yarn and 4mm crochet hook.
It was awful.
Then I bought the Happy Hooker book and lo and behold I had a go...
Since then I have made this and this and this and this and this and this:
6 months later and I have finished my 18th project, which looks like this:
I never in a million years thought I could make something beautiful out of a piece of yarn and a hook. It's a huge self-esteem boost to create something, too.
I have my eye on baby clothes, a poncho and another Clapochet for my next projects...