Sunday, September 6, 2009

Fairy Crochet-Mothers Do Exist!

Have you ever been RAK'd? RAK'd stands for *Random Act of Kindness.* I love RAK'ing, and being RAK'd -- and I believe if more people practiced it our world would be so much better!

I know I still have the recent CGOA ChainLink Conference to finish blogging about (I'll be backfilling when time permits). One of the entries missing is the one about what I purchased at the Conference. Honestly, I didn't purchase much. With Mr. Dee's layoff seven months ago, splurging is something I really can't do at the moment. -- but I had purchased an Etimo crochet hook to surprise a friend with here in Connecticut.

That's right, I RAK'd a friend. She couldn't make the Conference, crochets like a mad-woman for various charities (she's such an inspiration!), and unfortunately suffers badly from arthritis in her hands. With the hook having a soft cushion I thought the Etimo crochet hook would be perfect for my friend; I wanted her to try the hook,hoping it would offer her some comfort to keep crocheting. She was delighted with my RAK'ing her, and better yet, she loves her new Etimo crochet hook!

So imagine my surprise when my postal carrier delivered a mysterious box and inside was a complete set of Etimo crochet hooks! -- For me! From my "Fairy Crochet-Mother/Goddess!" OMG -- how cool is that?!!! Thank you Fairy Crochet-Mother/Goddess!!"

6 comments:

Andee said...

Oh you are soooo lucky Dee. I bought 3 of those hooks at the conference and am now wishing I'd bought the whole set. They are rapidly becoming my favorites to work with.

woolmountain said...

That's because you deserve it (your always helping others)...your Fairy Crochet Mother/Goddess is very wise and knew that....

fracksmom said...

nice to see someone play if forward. times are tough and each helps another in some small way

Susan said...

Those hooks look great! And with that cushioning... I'm certainly going to look for those for myself... :-) Thanks for telling me about them.


Susan

robynlicious said...

I'm drooling. You have one *seriously* awesome fairy crochet mother.

I know about Random Acts of Kindness, but never heard of referring to them RAK's. I've RAK'd since the day I was born -- my name is Robyn Ann Krause. :)

Kristee Ann Watson said...

Hi Dee...do you know of any online retailers that are selling the Etimo hooks? I am based in Africa so can only order things online and have them brought over with visitors.