A friend gave me a wonderful “healing charm” bracelet for Christmas. It made me think if I’m still in pain, grieving, or unwell?
It was my mother’s 1st death anniversary last Jan. 17. Sometimes, I wonder if I did not grieve enough, felt sad enough over her death.
When emotional issues like this comes up, I crochet. I crochet so my mind will not be idle, and no emo thoughts would get in. I hook and hook and hook and hook and hook.
I started crocheting when I was watching my mother in her last days; while we were waiting for her “rebirth.”
And, now she’s gone, I’m crocheting to put death to thoughts I don’t want to entertain; while (yet another) waiting.
I felt like Life is a one big waiting. In between is a series of waiting. I won’t preach about making the most of waiting blahblah because at the end of it, seriously, no one will hold it against on how you make it so lame or good except for the memorial company who will ask photos of you for a slideshow presentation. Of course, you want to give photos of #yolo and happiness to St. Peter memorial.
Ate Mona/Elsie and few friends have been asking why I’m givinng away all the things I crocheted. Well, it serves its purpose already. I made them to fill in the gaps of waiting. And, I honestly, I don’t really want to see the finished stuff I made after. I dunno if I find them ugly or I hate to be attached.
But not these latest 2 finished items:
(Finally, I got a photographer. But a photographer does not necessarily means it makes me look more beautiful.)
I got this yarn for free from a raffle by Ashley’s Crochet. I’m not a violet/purple person so this yarn color was not something I was excited about. But it’s perfect for this cousin-in-law who loves purple. She was messaging me about making her some thing so receiving the yarn was the perfect timing.
Anyhow, I love how the color gradient turned out. I also love the feel of it; and most of all, I love how I make it look pretty.
(Panuhot lang po iyan.)
OOTD: cropped top by i
Lippy from @keihlasmom travel loot
Shades from Color Me Run