Friday, February 1, 2013

Crocheting the Miles ~ Fitness Friday ~ 2/1/13


Crocheting a one row for every 3 miles (5K) walked to make a "Life-ghan" with Cris.



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Total Miles This Week:  7
Total Miles in 2013:  24

Rows allowed:  8
Rows completed: 8


I was just going to use three colors but I wanted it to be happier and more colorful so that I wouldn't get bored while making it.  These are the colors I finally decided to use.  They are all Red Heart "with Love":

Back Row:
Hot Pink, Bluebell, Daffodil, Violet, Lettuce

Front Row:
Boysenberry, Blue Hawaii, White, Mango


Each row represents 3 miles (5k).  I didn't get to use the "Lettuce" yet.  I need another 3 miles for that row!  What a great motivator, I tell you!  It measures approx 5 feet across but I'll be putting a border around the finished product.  I like large afghans so that it comfortably snuggles more than one person :)


I'm using an "H" hook to make it a nice, dense and warm pattern.  I'm making it a stripy afghan so that I don't have to concentrate much while I'm watching TV :)

I really want to be able to use that last color but it is blustery, cold and snowing today.  I'm not sure if I'll get a chance to get out and walk, especially for 3 miles.  I need to get my treadmill back off my aunt even if I hate walking on it!

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2/1-4/1

Getting started today :)  Hopefully!

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Friday Weigh-In

1st Goal = T - 10 lbs

12/28/12 = Weighed in for starting weight.  Felt like crawling back under the covers!
1/4/13 = -2.0 
1/11/13 = +0.2
1/18/13 = -2.0
1/24/13 = 0
2/1/13 = +2.0 (argh!)


Lost Toward 1st Goal: 1.8 lbs
Total Lost:  1.8 lbs

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4 comments:

  1. OH that is going to look BEAUTIFUL! How wonderful! I really like the boysenberry but all the colors together are going to make a beautiful, colorful, warm life-ghan!

    Keep up the great work!

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  2. Love the fun colors. It will be very cheerful!

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  3. Glad to see you joining in on Cris' journey. I'm still trying to figure out my project but finally set a deadline - this Sunday. I like your miles afghan - will be a nice blanket when it is all done.

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  4. Love your goal, good luck on your project and running!

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