There is an old Chinese saying that says if you rush, you'll never get the work done. Why? Because you would MAKE MISTAKES! This was what happened over the weekend.
When I finished the 8th pattern repeat of the Wavy, I was feeling really uplifted, pretty sure that I could easily finish the remaining 88 rows. So, I picked up my speed but at the same time, losing some concentration by blog-surfing on Blog Clicker. Suddenly, I checked on the scarf and saw this:
With the intention of doing something different, I went back to the 63-square crocheting project. Successfully I finished Square #5 (but I forgot to take picture of it!) Then I moved on to Square #8, which seemed to be a fairly easy one. But of course I was wrong! I had to frog twice ... but still couldn't finish because what I got was simply not right:
I didn't think I should end the weekend with this frustrated feelings. So, again, I picked up something else. In the latest issue of Crochet Me, there is a pattern for a book thong by Donna which I like very much. I already got the size 10 thread, steel hook and beads ready. So, I started and made this:
As I was switching into a better mood, I started casting on for my first summer tank. I know it is still chilly out there. But when I finish, I think it would be the right time for some summer wear. Oh, BTW, the photo under the book thong is the one I am making. I made some good progress on this:
Before I end this post, wish you all a happy Valentine's Day!