Looks Decidedly Fishy

It’s been a long time since I set my eyes on these beautiful crocheted dragon scale gloves. I finally found the courage to make them (or rather one of them) last week.

And it was a bit of a disaster, to say the least.

I figured out how to make the “scales” and completed the rest of it fitting it exactly to my hand. I fit it so well that I almost tore the glove when I was trying to remove it.

Multicoloured wollen yarn with 3.5mm crochet hook

Anyway, my mother thought it looked more like fish scales. She said this after I mentioned that they were meant to be scales, so I don’t think her observation is counted.

I definitely need to have another go at it. :/


Master of the threads

Who are you?

Names are such a human concept. Hari, Ganga, Faizal, Tom – except for their possible religious affiliations, what else can you gauge from their names? Fine, if you really want a name, here is one – U. N. Owen[1]. Forget my name. The question you should be asking is..

What are you?

Excellent question. I’m glad you asked. I was once a rectangle of threads, and this is my story.

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