4KCBWDAY4 – Colour Review

This should be quite an easy one for me – I am very definitely an Autumn person.  I have been lucky enough to have my colours ‘done’ so when I go shopping for clothes I know exactly what colours to buy and what to leave in the shop!  Makes life a whole lot easier and potentially saves money as you don’t end up buying stuff that you never wear!

Hmmmmm….  How does that translate to my happy hooky world.  I don’t have a huge stash of goodies I’ve made as I am relatively new to crochet but I would like to think that my love of colours autumnal translates into my stash; so greens, browns, golds, reds (but only yellow/reds, not blue ones), navy, teal, all shades of neutral.  No white or black.

After having a good rummage, I see that this colour business does  not necessarily follow!  I have some pinks/creams in a project I am doing at the moment:

but these are not my normal colour choices, even though they are gorgeous.  I am also doing a granny square throw for the back of our sofa and these colours fit in well with the room and also my colour scheme – but they would, wouldn’t they, as I chose the paint colours, sofa and curtains!

This funky flower cushion contains lots of my favourite colours, but also some I would not normally choose, but I do love all the bright colours together and where it sits (in the kitchen on my rocking chair) it looks great.

Finally my first crochet project – my bright granny square blanket. I think a lot of the colours are ones I would normally be drawn to – all except the white actually which is not one of my colours but sets off the whole project – it just wouldn’t have looked the same in cream or a beige background!

So, if I were to relate my colour choices to my choice of house (the Bee) would there been a connection! Hell, yes – just look at all those bright colours and think of all the beautiful flowers that the bee visits to get pollen.  I am a busy bee, flitting from one colour to the next and getting my inspiration from the things around me.  How cool is that!

Happy hooking
Craft Hippy xx

One thought on “4KCBWDAY4 – Colour Review

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s