Of course, heat and humidity is not too comfortable while hooking with wool... but, with the help of a trusty air conditioner, I managed to pull all the loops on my Antique Horse Rug! :-)
I had purchased this pattern from Lori Rippey of homespunprimsbylori a few months ago. Since this is an adaptation of an antique rug, Lori drew the pattern a bit different from the original... and then I also hooked it a little bit different from the pattern... but, the main elements are the same, horses, birds and a tree! The hooked area finishes up at 46" x 23".... I should be steaming it after I post here, so I can let it dry quickly outside in the heat of the day...
So much more to tell you about... but, I'll break it all up into a couple of posts... on lazy, hot days like today... it's easier to just share pics of the garden... :-)
Gazania and Gardenia
Gazania and Marigold
I think this is a type of coneflower...
too many years the rabbits ate it before it had a chance to bloom...
this year I protected the first sprouts with chicken wire. ;-)
Daisies and Hydrangea already bowing their heads from the late morning heat
I think this is called "Antique Pistachio".
It's a hybrid hydrangea. Eventually the bright greens of the
flowers will change to more of the antique pink you see.
Liatris and Hydrangea
Another hybrid hydrangea I bought at Home Depot last year.
The petals are bright pink in the center with white edges.
I'll share another pic when more blooms open.
Impatiens with Seed Flower (I think)
Gazania and Petunia
These are in hanging baskets
(the black lines in the pic are the hangers)
Have a great week!