The Motif Wallpaper

Last week, Kim Werker wrote about some cool wall art: Framed doilies.

So, I thought I'd introduce you to my dining room walls.

It started with a ball of sangria-colored thread, a copy of the Harmony Guides Crochet Stitch Motifs and a bit of stress that needed relieving. Next thing I knew, I had a pile of motifs.

So I fetched out the tape and this happened:


 then this:


Soon, the children were scanning the walls at breakfast every morning to see what new motif went up in the night.

I've settled back on making the motifs, but they remain, cheery souls that they are, like impossible Mexican snowflakes or something.

Here's a closer look at some of the ones that make me happiest:




Happy crocheting,


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