A step into oddness -- but not so odd that it hasn't been done before. One does wonder though, "What is the purpose to some things?". Some things just don't really need a purpose, they are just there as a wonderment or just to say out loud "I'm Here, and I am what I am!"
A couple of days ago I found an odd bit, a thing that alot would say, "Why would you bother?" but then I also suspect there are just as many who would also exclaim "NEAT!" and ask no question of it's purpose.
A rock from the garden with thread crochet around it...
I have seen it before. I first saw this idea at Myrtle & Eunice (just click on the underline and you will go to a blog where it shows more crocheted rocks). Then if you want to see quite a large and varied collection of rocks with crochet and even some patchwork, go to Resurection Fern You will need to scroll down and check out a few of the posts on this Australian blog so see the many crochet rock variations.
So far, I have only done this one rock -- mainly because my rock hunting expedition yesterday turned up only this one suitable rock, but I know there are more rocks out there hoping to be found and covered in crochet thread. What rock really wants to just be a grey/brown/speckled piece, not distinquishable from the many many other rocks! How special to be just a little bit odd!
Oh, but rocks can have other interesting and odd purposes -- I bought a book, about 15 years ago about Painting Animals on Rocks and have painted a few, the book still sits in my little craft library.
The little frog above has been in my garden for at least 6 years and for another half dozen years in other gardens or balconies that I have been the occupier of...