Friday, January 25, 2013

It's Been A While.....

It's been a LONG while since....
well, everything.
...since I've posted, since I've visited/commented on blogs,
since I've hooked, punched, or had anything fun or good to post about.

It's been a long while since I laughed, really laughed....
....went for lunch....or went anywhere just because.

But I did yesterday....
Yesterday, I went with my hooking pal, Cathy from Red Barn Rugs, to Country Freckles and crashed their little Thursday hooking group.
Me, well, I didn't get much hooking done, but it was good to catch up on the fun stuff at the store and all of the new Red Barn Rugs' patterns.

Since it's also "been a while" since I've shared some hooky stuff with you, I decided to today....

(Unless otherwise noted, these are all Red Barn Rugs designs/patterns, and were all hooked by the proprietress thereof (i.e., the talented Cathy) herself....)


 





 
 

(Red Barn Rugs' design/pattern hooked by Mary Jo)




 (Lib Calloway design/pattern being hooked by Kris)

(Red Barn Rugs' design/pattern being hooked by Joy)

(Cathy's newest pattern and current project)

 Gee, all this hooking makes me want to play hooky.   (Get it?)  Ok....sorry.  Back to the books for this crow.

Hope all is well in your worlds...and will try to check in soon! 

32 comments:

Woman Seeking Center said...

Good to see you Crow - you've been greatly missed! (But you knew that, yes)?

Hope things are settling down (or have decreased to a dull roar at least) in Nod.

Hugs
Issy

Primitive Stars said...

Ahhh Miss Cranky, so nice to see a post from you, hope you are feeling a little more cheery.....What wonderful hooked pieces you show, love them all, talented ladies that's for sure....I keep trying but seem to have troubles with that hook, will still keep hooking, affter seeing those beautiful works of art......Warm Blessings Francine.

CJ in OK ;-) said...

Thanks for hooking us up ;-) Glad you stopped to laugh for abut. CJ in OK

Laurie said...

I thought maybe you were hibernating with the bears, hope all is well, lovely hooking creations, I just adore the sheep,

Theresa said...

Glad to hear that you were able to get out and visit friends! I hope this weekend brings you a bit of an escape and maybe even a belly-laugh or two! t.xoxo

Pamela@ Our Pioneer Homestead said...

Lovely rugs, I can't decide which one I like the best..hmm, I think the last one, with the sheep~!
Have a good weekend:) Pamela

Raymond Homestead said...

So many cute patterns! Hope you are feeling better!

Trace4J said...

Love those beautiful rugs friend. You have been missed.
Love playing hooky :)
Sending you a big woolie hug
Trace.

www.grannytracescrapsandsquares.com

annie said...

love all the different rugs, just so pretty! hope things are going better for you! hugs!

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Cranky! HOW I HAVE MISSED YOU! Oh my I am lovin your rugs GF! The snowmen to die for... I so love a good snowman! but love them all! Need some girl time, come on down for a visit!!! I will give you laughs and fun! hugs! OLM

floweringmama said...

Oh crank crow, you can't possibly be too cranky when surrounded by those amazing rugs! So glad you took the time to stop and smell the roses!

Gayle said...

Glad to see your post today - just like everyone else! Love all the rug pictures - great designs and great work! I haven't pulled any loops for several weeks now - I'm totally into making small quilts and can't seem to stop myself! LOL

marly said...

Hey girl. So glad you had some fun! Love your header photo. Those first two rugs are my favorites but they are all so beautifully done. Now play hookey tomorrow.

Kim said...

So excited to see a hooking post from the Crow! You deserve a day out with some hookers :). Those are some fab rugs. My current one seems kind of beige/bland. Can't wait to finish and hook colors!

Cindi said...

Well look who made an appearance! Great to "see" you my friend! Are you keeping warm up there? I was going to go to Tomahawk last Tuesday because my nephew had a swim meet in Rhinelander but Rhinelander got called off of school because of the cold so the swim meet was cancelled, Now it is the 29th so might be up there then.
Love the hooking going on here! I would love to learn how to do that someday!
Take care my friend!
Be blessed,
Cindi

Prims By The Water said...

Geez I wish there was a shoppe close to me where I could lean how to be a hooker. ;0) These rugs are just gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and so glad you finally had time to go out and do something fun. Have a great weekend! Janice

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

Nice rugs...
I cannot do those. My hands could never take that stress...

Jeanne said...

I was wondering where you were and if you were okay....glad to see you back. All of those rugs are beautiful. The last one (sheep) really captures my heart. Hooking is something on my bucket list....wish I knew where to begin. LOL... Take care.

BumbleBeeLane said...

Wiping the drool from the keys..smile...Those are all just gorgeous! Hugs!~Amy

Me and My Stitches said...

Wow - they are all just gorgeous. I really want to be a hooker!

frontporchprims said...

It's nice to see you posting Robin. We have missed you.
Cathy is very talented. I am glad you got to go out with her and have some much needed "me" time. There are just some things that "real life" friends can do us that our wonderful blogging friends can't. I am glad she is there for you. -Steph-

lilraggedyangie said...

cawwww cawwww ...glad to see you gettting out and about for certain , and o all the pretty hooked pieces IM so envious ...you know i cannot hook mad skills you ladies have . Princess says fairies dont exist ie the cleaning fairy etc ...however she has informed me that where we have gone wrong is that we must wish for pixies so Im wishing for the PIXIE TO BEAT ALL PIXIES comes to nod and relieves your worries so you can play more :0) have a great weekend hugs lil raggedy angie

bettyj said...

Glad you had fun and laughed. Laughter is one of the best things we can do. I absolutely covet that Bunny rug. Beautiful all of them, but that just SCREAMS

Beckyjean said...

Love the rugs!! Good to hear from you. You've been missed Ms. Cranky. I'm glad you got out & had a good day.

Hugs to you~Becky

My Primitive Creations by Tonya said...

Awwww...laughter the best cure in the world for lifting ones spirits!
Glad you had a good day out and about doing something that puts the pitter patter in your heart!
Very nice Hooking...

You've been missed so of course it is always good to see you pop in when you can!

Take Care of you and have a wonderful weekend!

Hugs
Tonya

Mugwump Woolies said...

Wonderful rugs, my feathered friend. It's difficult to pick a favorite...but the colorway on the first one is always my favorite.
Good to hear from you...stay warm!
Robyn

Jan - Life on Buttermilk Hill said...

Hi Cranky! GORGEOUS rugs! Every. single. one. Sigh...I want to learn so badly. So nice you got away for some fun. I haven't posted for ages either...finally did this morning. Love the last sheepie rug. Your project? Giveaway coming soon? ;) ---Jan

Karen said...

Love the rugs! Hopefully I will get to Country Freckles this week if the dr. Gives me a release on traveling...well go up to my brothers place and then go with them.

I
I have a couple of Cathy's rugs and will get more if possible.
Karen

Hillcresthome Prims said...

Hi Miss Cranky Crow, I have missed you!! Does Cathy sell her beautiful rugs online! There are a few I SEE that I would LOVE to buy???????

Could you let me know. Thanks a bunch girlie.
You want to play hooky,I got it and you are always saying something funny and that was.
Have a blessed week friend,
I hope you can post alittle more often when things settle dwon.
Blogland meaning us gals miss ya!
Hugs,
Tricia

Theresa said...

Love the hooked rug pieces....it must have been nice to have gotten out. I think we're all getting a little cabin fever.

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

they are all gorgeous!!

Mary said...

Hmmm...... I am loving the Lib Calloway design Kris is working on. You must hunt her down when it's complete and share a photo of the finished product.

I just dropped by to look for a hint of what you are teaching. Thus far it doesn't appear to be rug hooking. I better to read on and look for more clues. ;o)