Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Is that a real poncho?

I thought, as I run around like Chicken Little crying "the sky is falling, the sky is falling!" that I would give you an interesting link to an article about ponchos. (The article was brought to my attention by Grace -- thank you, Gracie!)

Is That a Real Poncho? - The hideous new trend afflicting America. By Amanda Fortini

Rose asked me the other day, "Dee, do you ever sleep?"

I laughed and said yes. Then we got into talking about the upcoming holiday season. She said she was at a loss as to what to give everyone. I said, "Crochet them all a '
Treasure Bag' and stuff each one with a gift card that matches their personalities."

Rose laughed and said, "Dee, where do you get these ideas?  I love it!"

"It's a curse," I replied.

"Oh, I'd give anything to have such a curse," she exclaimed.

And we laughed.

In the meantime, I crocheted two more scarves for my self-goal of 30 scarves in 30 days. And I purchased the fabric to sew my daughter's costume. AND of course I got the curse -- a crochet brainstorm (LOL) that I would crochet the trim for the costume instead of buying a trim and sewing it on. Honestly, I can see a point in my immediate future where I wont have the opportunity to sleep! (LOL)

Now, speaking of ideas, this leads me to my poncho. I'll be headed back to Stamford today -- hopefully, with all this rain we've had over night, the roads won't be too bad. The real question is, what fibers will make the cut (see post from Sunday for clarification)???

2 comments:

cneinhorn said...

I think ponchos are great, I'm glad they are making a comeback!  My little one has one crocheted in pink (not sure of the fabric)
~JerseyGirl
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shooser1 said...

And what is wrong with Ponchos???  I like the one in the photo and the other day I was driving somewhere and saw two girls walking and one had a poncho on.  I thought it was stylish.  Nothing like the ponchos of the 60's/70's.  These people just don't get it!  Hugs, Sheila