Today’s Things are for Remembrance Day. Here in Holland I can’t buy Remembrance Day poppies so I crocheted them instead.
I found the pattern at Ravelry. I like it for its simplicity. It’s the closest I’ve seen to the poppies I always wore in Canada:
I used cotton and a 2mm hook, and attached each one to a small safety pin. They’re quick to make; the last one took just nine minutes, including attaching it to the pin. In the end I made a total of seven for friends and family.
Cost of these Things: 0
Cost of all Things to date: €292.22
Ahh… “In Flanders Fields.” We memorized that poem in grade 3 or4.
Dad and I were at “chapters” this morning around 11o’clock and the music was turned of and a 2 minute silence was requested.
I found it an emotional moment.
A very good gesture….your crocheted poppies.
Lest we forget.