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  • Cheap pillows if you crochet or knit

    I found a great way to use old yarn if you knit or crochet. It always bothered me to throw away all those scraps of yarn that you cut off after weaving in ends or just cut off as leftovers. I finally came up with the idea of saving them in a bag, which hangs on the back of my chair. If there are long...
    Posted to Forum by Terry Hoffman on Sun, Nov 4 2012
  • Crocheting IceCream Cones

    Hi friends, I just watched this interesting video about how to crochet IceCream Cones.Hope u will enoy watching it Crocheting IceCream Cones
    Posted to Forum by monaliza on Tue, Nov 2 2010
  • Re: Easiest Baby Booties Ever

    The pattern would make a very fast gift. You could make up a large batch if booties using left over yarn. The size could be adjusted by making a longer rectangle. Thanks for sharing that pattern link. Edey
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Sun, Jun 20 2010
  • Re: Do you have a yarn preference?

    [quote user="jayashiangel"]35 balls of Lion Brand at a local dollar store it only yields enough to make wash rags[/quote] Nothing wrong with making wash rags! You will probably have them around for a long, long time. Another variation on the wash rag is to fold it in half, stitch it up into...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Mon, May 10 2010
  • How Not To Be Bored Waiting

    Here are some suggestions for small projects to carry with you for times when you have to wait for something. You can accomplish quite alot just by filling in empty minutes working on a small needlework or hobby project. 1. Yo-Yo's: If you are unfamiliar with the term, yo-yo's are small fabric...
    Posted to Weblog by Edey on Mon, May 3 2010
  • Do you have a yarn preference?

    Yarn Weights: Do you have a preference for projects? Bulky, Worsted, DK, Sport, Fingering, Lace-weight. What size yarn do you prefer to use when making projects for knitting, crocheting or other? Yarn types: Wool, Cotton, Silk, Acrylic, or blends - do you have a preference there? or do allergies determine...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Wed, Apr 28 2010
  • Re: What is your favorite Hobby or Craft

    [quote user="donna england"]my very favorite hobby is crocheting[/quote] Do you have a preference for yarn over thread crochet or vice versa, or both? For myself I prefer thread crochet, doilies and such. Edey
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Wed, Apr 21 2010
  • Saving on yarn costs

    Purchasing yarn for a specific project can get expensive, especially if the pattern calls for several different colors, or if it is a set of something, like a baby outfit that has a hat, sweater, booties, and blanket. How a pattern is written can make a difference in how much you spend and if you will...
    Posted to Weblog by Edey on Tue, Apr 20 2010
  • Re: What is your favorite Hobby or Craft

    I love to crochet. Mostly afgans. I acquired a huge box of free yarn from an friend, so I never have to buy any from the store. At least til I use it all. I tend to collect alot of patterns--almost a hobby in itself. I am a leftie so I learned how to crochet by sitting across from a right hander to learn...
    Posted to Forum by SoPawGrandma on Tue, Apr 6 2010
  • What is your favorite Hobby or Craft

    Tell us what you do with your spare time, what do you do to keep busy, to relax and calm down. Here are mine: 1. Knitting, mostly socks and small projects 2. Vintage and Antique sewing machines, mostly Singer, but anything can get my attention 3. Handsewing, and to a lesser extent, machine sewing. I...
    Posted to Forum by Edey on Sun, Mar 28 2010
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