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Friday, January 29, 2010

wavy fields of crazy crochet goodness


It took me awhile to get this on here but I did finally finish Secret Agent's (3rd son) crazy color requested crochet blanket. Now each child has their own crazy crochet, except I did officially do a ripple for Damsel girl. I actually ended up making this one super wide. The weird color combo he requested actually turned out pretty well in the end.

It amazes me how God makes us all so different, each child so unique with his own taste and preference. You see, I have never hated red but never felt any kinship with it. Never chose it often. My two oldest sons tended toward blues and greens. I am always a bit more swayed by deep eggplant rich purples. But Agent has always loved RED. He is drawn toward it. Loves it.
Well, here he is wrapped in it's wavy soft, goodness. I love it. He loves it! That is the most important part. Don't they together just make you want to reach out and eat 'em up? (my kids don't like me to say that after a certain age) :) I don't think I can ever stop though.


2 comments:

GraceFromHim said...

Awwwww this is a great photo, love the colors! Precious!

We are praying for your family, and Braveheart....that he will not have a long hospital stay but will be back home soon and feeling better!Hope you are getting some well needed rest and God is giving you strength to endure through.

GraceFromHim said...

Hey sweetie...made you a little something, and I can not find your mail addy so when you have time come to my blog
www.gracefromhim4.blogspot.com

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