Restore My Blisses
I finally finished my newest necklace, made with a broken crochet hook:
I’m not quite sure how this happened. All I know is that in the middle of a stitch, it sort of bent in a weird way, and when I tried to straighten it, it snapped :( I’m surprised that I was able to finish this at all, but very glad I did.
This necklace is made of recycled wooden beads found on a thrifted seat cushion (see my first wooden bead necklace here). That one seat cushion contained hundreds of beads, which allows me to make more of these type of necklaces in a variety of sizes. I used thin, cotton yarn and found a metallic clasp hidden in my sewing box for the closure.
Taking the pictures for my shop and blog is always a challenge because since I don’t have a backyard (I live in an apartment), I have to go to a public park with my tripod and small, digital camera and take photos. It’s a little embarrassing, but I haven’t experienced any problems yet :) Luckily, I live in a family-friendly area, so people usually stick to their own affairs, save for the occasional quizzical glance.
I’m steadily growing comfortable being known as that guy in the neighborhood who takes random photos of himself, crochets on the subway, wears all types of strange clothes and sings really loud in his apartment. It simply comes with the territory of being me, and I’m o.k. with that :)
This necklace and more is now available in my Etsy Shop!