I have officially started my yarnbomb project.

Call me crazy maybe, but please call me Frugal on top of crazy, as you know by now I keep a lot of items out of the landfill, and by doing so I have saved money, lots of it.

I have a couch that needs a facelift, a heavy duty facelift. Everything else is in pristine working condition. It really doesn’t need to end up in a landfill somewhere when it has many more useful years of life. It is like retiring in your twenties, or thirties or forties or fifties or sixties, you get the picture… It Is Crazy….

05012013 001so here it is, the before picture of Couch, pretty hideous.

I want to cover it first with old blankets, then I will add the crochet squares:05012013 002it involves lots of sewing by hand. I wish I had a magic wand to do the sewing part so that I could start on the fun part right away.

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Changing subjects for a second, no one has claimed the stitch I made up years ago, so I need to contact that guy from a Stitch a day to see if he has ever seen it, if his answer is no, then I am officially going to name it DJ cluster stitch, or something along those lines.

P.S Jane from Rainbow really has a clinical eye she deciphered the stitch just by looking at the photograph, that is talent. I am going to post a tutorial as soon as the stitch is officially named.

So back to the yarnbomb, I am unraveling the blouse to add to my squares, hopefully I wont need to buy anymore yarn…

Well this is all for now, hoping you have a beautiful and creative day today…See You Soon…



  1. I just looked through my entire stash of crochet books- I have zillions of them. Not one crochet encyclopedia, stitch guide in English or German has a stitch in it that looks like that one. Are you sure it is crochet? There is one Wabenmuster which is knitted in a German book I have.
    You should name it after yourself, so you get credit for all eternity. hahaha


  2. A brave undertaking – I look forward to seeing the progress šŸ™‚


  3. You sure have some ideas! I am however really excited for you and will be cheering you along every bit of the way:)


  4. What a great idea. I’m looking forward to future posts as the project progresses. I also don’t like to delegate old furniture to the landfill and have had several couches and chairs re-upholstered with wonderful results.


  5. Great project good luck, but I can’t believe you’ve unravelled your gorgeous blouse!


  6. jamieaaron03 says:

    Well I can’t wait to see you couch when it’s done, sound like a fun, but huge project, I’d help if I could šŸ™‚


  7. You are so right…..that couch has so much ‘life’ left to share!! The style is timeless! CanNOT wait to see how it comes out!! Hugs……


  8. I look forward to another awesome finished project of yours. Be Blessed, Mtetar


  9. Your couch is going to look wonderful.


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