Yep you read that right, I did this in a week. As mentioned before I was basically sitting on the sofa for most of the day except for going for my walk every day (part of the recovery programme) and crocheting is so therapeutic. And I felt as if I wasn't wasting time. I was able to do something despite being so feeble...
Week three and Christmas was starting to rear it's ugly head and I hadn't actually finished making my Christmas cards. If you don't know me I make my cards every year, have done for nearly 20 years now and I tend to send over 100. Luckily I had prepared a lot of the elements so it was just a case of putting them together so here is a selection of this year's cards:
Toward the end of week three my mental 'fuzziness' was improving so I ventured into cross stitch. Yet another of my favourites which I find so calming but you really need to be able to focus on the pattern so I started with something small which was a lavender bag for an old family friend:
I also wanted to design a card which didn't involve stamps as the main focus and came up with this: