Hopefully, anyone who has seen the movie "Kenny" will appreciate the title of this blog. God bless his toilet-cleaning soul.
I got the idea to do an Australian flag from Zeusie at http://msn.groups.com/OzCrochet who was looking for a pattern. As I couldn't find one - I thought I'd give it a go.
So I did up a grid and super-imposed a picture of the Oz flag on it - each grid square worth 5 rows of 5 dc.
As this is my first attempt - I'm not really sure the best way of changing colours - I figured it was easier to keep a ball going for each colour change rather than fasten off every couple of stitches. However, it sure is getting very unwieldy to handle - I've got balls of wool from "Weipa to Woop Woop" as it were.
I believe with tapestry crochet you carry the unused colours along with you, picking up each as it's needed. Had I known that before I was half way through, that may have been a better option. Still, we learn as we go.
All together now - "Australian's all let us ring Joyce! For she is young and free!"