My Noro scarf is coming along. It seems like the twisting of the yarn is not as bad now, or maybe I'm just getting used to it now. Anyway, I will finish this one. I had this skein I needed to use and this pattern takes only one skein. I love the pattern. It looks great when finished and it's all wound up fancily around your neck.
I started this doily a few days ago and got stuck and couldn't figure out the next round. There's only a graph, and it's a Japanese pattern on top of that. I thought for sure I could figure it out, but I failed miserably and gave up. I really want to make this doily so if anybody knows what the how to do the next rounds, I'd appreciate the help. But I know it takes forever to write it out, so I won't be counting on a reply about it. I did ask a couple of people on Ravelry who made it, but I've gotten no response. Most people who took the time to add comments on their Ravelry page said they had trouble, but nobody took the time to say what they ended up doing. Thankyouverymuchbitches. The one lady who did translate it in her comments on Ravelry did so in German. I tried to plug her translation into Google Translate, but the translation didn't make any sense to me either. You know how some languages don't translate crochet terminology well at all. Here's the free pattern link on Ravelry: Angel's Garden Doily
I thought this doily would be really pretty with the angels in white and the rest of the doily in purples or blues. That was my plan. Everyone else that made it on Ravelry did it in a solid color. Blah, blah, blah. Could I ramble on anymore about this stupid doily?
Edited to add: After all that, I think I found a forum post that tells how to do it. I'll see if it works and let you know.
There's been some serious discussions going on around here about retirement and a possible move. Very exciting stuff! And life-changing! And scary! But mostly exciting! Sorry to be a tease, but I don't want to blab it all to the world until plans are more solid. It's nothing that's going to happen quickly anyway. We're just in the talking and researching stage at this point, but it's more serious and gone farther than it ever has before. I'm pretty sure it's a GO, but now it's just a question of when. We're outta here, people!
Okay, back to reality. I have to go work to pay for my dreams. Bye-bye.