These pretty flower motifs make fantastic little projects for crocheting in the month of May — or any time.
The glorious month of May
Is a wonderful time to crochet.
You can make jewelry and flowers
and granny squares for hours
and lovely presents for Mother’s Day.
May is also a great time to sit
outside in the sunshine and knit.
Grab your needles and yarn,
your wire and your plarn,
and work on your projects a bit.
Here’s a fun limerick I wrote awhile back in celebration of joining crochet motifs as you go:
Piles of projects have ends that are loose.
Their numbers, I’d like to reduce.
So I’ve learned to join as I go.
Although it is slow,
There’s no longer any excuse.
Once you learn how to do join-as-you-go crochet motifs, you’ll love how you won’t have to weave in zillions of loose ends when you’ve finished your projects. It’s definitely a technique worth learning.
Our holiday in July’s on the Fourth.
Freedom — priceless its worth.
Let’s have fireworks and beer,
Parades far and near,
And picnics everywhere, from the south to the north.
We crocheters have other ways
To spend our holidays.
We stitch and create
Even staying up late
To work on our crafts and displays.
In July, we celebrate Independence.
To do so, we could crochet pendants
In red, white and blue
Or other colors too
And we’ll make plenty more projects hence.
*To those of you who are outside the USA, please feel free to re-color any of our Fourth of July projects into other colors — maybe your own country’s colors if you like, or whichever color combinations you prefer.
Also, I invite everyone else to join in the limerick-writing fun, if you like. I’m writing these from my own limited experience, and since I have lived in the USA for most of my life, those are the experiences I have to draw on. I really don’t mean to exclude anyone, and would be happy to see family-friendly limericks from crocheters around the world expressing other viewpoints. Bonus points if they’re silly, tongue-in-cheek, and crochet-related, but they do have to stay family-friendly!