Boredom Clutch

I’ve been working on Christmas presents (with pictures to come soon when I finish all the projects!) and I started getting bored and impatient with the projects. I took on 2 blankets simultaneously, which is never a good idea! I started to get that feeling where I need to feel productive and finish something. So I decided I would work on a clutch that I knew I would finish in just a couple of hours. I made one in green earlier this year from the Crochet Boutique book my sister got me for Christmas last year. I absolutely love the button clutch and I bought yarn to make a blue one for me and a pink one for my sister. I made the pink one right away but the blue yarn has been sitting in my stash for a while now. I finally took it out to make another button clutch and I feel good again! I am ready to take on the blankets again in the hopes of finishing them within the next couple of weeks!
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Easy Clutch

After getting my Crochet Boutique book for Christmas, I couldn’t wait to get started on their projects. I still haven’t totally finished Christmas presents yet (though I’m SO CLOSE!!), but I just had to make this clutch. I was flying to see my sister the day I made it, and I decided to make it with the goal of finishing before takeoff. I usually like to crochet while flying or before I leave for the airport so I can get all my excited energy out and make something awesome. So this adorable clutch was what came from that day! I absolutely love it!! I achieved my goal of finishing before takeoff as my mom and I arrived way too early, so we ate dinner and I could finish before I even got to my gate. I found the buttons at Michael’s and I used two instead of the one button the pattern called for. I like the two buttons better as it stays closed better and nothing falls out when used. I already bought another color of the same yarn so hopefully I can find time for another one soon!!
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Merry Christmas to me!

I hope everyone had a merry Christmas! I got plenty of wonderful gifts from my family, including this crochet book from my sister. She has a passion for crochet just like I do, and she bought this book for herself. I’ve looked through her copy when she visited over the summer, and I absolutely loved all the projects in the book. They are so cute and stylish! On Christmas morning I looked through and dreamed of all the things I am planning to make and what colors I want to make them in. I was so excited when I opened it! I have already started the cluster infinity scarf as a (super late!) Christmas present for one of my sisters. I am visiting her two days from now and am halfway done the scarf. I know she will love it! I can’t wait to post other projects I complete from this book!

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