Saturday, September 15, 2012

New on my Frame ~

I've decided to take a break from my What Nots rug and work on something for fall.  This is a pattern from Cathy G over at Orange Sink.  The pattern can be found here.  The pattern is about 10" x 20" and is a fun one to hook.  (As always, the colors, especially the flower petals, are more muted in person!)

Today, in Oberlin, Ohio, was a rescue event called the Doggie Do.  Annie and I spent the day there and she is totally worn out.  She is like a little kid trying so hard to keep her eyes open.  She was using one of her toys as a pillow.

I actually sold one of my pumpkins :)  If my memory hasn't failed me (and it has that tendancy), it is the first hooked piece that I have ever sold.  Thanks, Jan, you made my day!

Don't forget to sign up for my give-away.  I will pick a winner tomorrow evening.

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)


  1. Beautiful piece, makes me miss hooking, but will have to wait till after the holidays. Someone looks very very tired, lol.


  2. Oh that rug looks great. I need to buy that pattern as every time I see it I like it more and more.
    I am so happy you sold a pumpkin, Awesome. Poor Annie looks so tired.

  3. Congratulations on the pumpkin. Doesn't that first sale feel amazing?

  4. Poor little annie I think she is worn out!
    congrats on the sale of your first piece.
    and I love the new piece your hooking.

  5. love your sunflower! congrats on your sale. denise

  6. Love the sunflower and congrats on you first sale! Annie is so sweet!

  7. Your new rug is looking fantastic, Lauren...I, too, love that pattern! Congratulations on selling your first finished rug. I'm sure you will sell many more in the future.

    Cute little Annie looks tuckered out!

    Hugs, Linda

  8. Congratulations on your first sale. The first of many I hope. I love That sunflower pattern too. Cathy comes up with some real nice prim patterns.

    Poor Annie, she looks like she's all played out. Hugs, JB

  9. I love your sunflower and congratulations on your first sale! This could just be the beginning!

    Annie looks so sweet - and definitely worn out!!

  10. Hi Lauren,
    Isn't it fun to see how one pattern can turn out so many different ways. I love the size of this one too.

  11. Congrats on your first sale! Annie doe look a bit ticketed, but the best kind, from having so much fun!

  12. Lauren.
    It's so fun to see how everyone is hooking the pattern! Your hooking is wonderful! Are you using wider than 8.5? The colors are fabulous!
    Selling your first rug will open up the channel for selling more in the future! Your beautiful hooking will surely be sought after!
    Dear little Annie..... she must have had a really good time!! Bless her heart!
    Enjoy all your loops!!
    Cathy G

  13. I just love that sunflower pattern. You are doing a lovely job with it!

    Congrats on the sales girl! :-)

  14. The design of your new rug will really pop with that great dark background - can't wait till you get it all finished up!

  15. That pattern caught my eye too....But, I would have to send out a search and rescue party to find my hook first. :o( And YEA on selling the pumpkin - but of course they would sell! I LOVE those punkins of yours.....You should offer some up here on your blog! You know, I come from a long, long, line of pumpkin hoarders.....Awww....Sweet Annie..... Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

  16. Hi Lauren, love the piece, great pattern by Cathy. Oh boy, some little girl is pooped out, so sweet. Blessings Francine.

  17. Good morning Lauren~

    Love that pattern by Cathy. Your version is going to be beautiful. Annie looks so sweet.

    Have a wonderful week~Becky

  18. I L.O.V.E. this. My tongue is hanging longer than Annie's.

  19. Does the sale of your first piece make you a paid hooker?????


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