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Forum: Crochet! 04-25-2009, 10:33 AM
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Views: 2,562
Posted By craftymomma
Thank you Mike!! I can always count on you to...

Thank you Mike!! I can always count on you to answer my questions! :muah:
Forum: General Knitting 04-24-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By craftymomma
Well for me, I loved the book Itty Bitty Hats by...

Well for me, I loved the book Itty Bitty Hats by Susan Anderson. I had only been knitting a few days when I got that book, and it was really great for a beginner. Lots of cute projects and very...
Forum: Crochet! 04-24-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,562
Posted By craftymomma
? about mini crocheting and hook size/yarn type

What is the smallest crochet hook size available, and what type of yarn would you use to crochet with it?.. I am looking to crochet some mini amigurumi type things.. I have used 100 % cotton worsted...
Forum: Crochet! 04-21-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By craftymomma
I believe all you would have to do is leave a few...

I believe all you would have to do is leave a few inches of a tail or so and cut the yarn, and when you come back to it, just start up where you left off with your same yarn again, kind of like...
Forum: Crochet! 04-21-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By craftymomma
Whatever you do, dont get aggravated and give up....

Whatever you do, dont get aggravated and give up. You will get it! It took me a while to get the hang of crochet.. For some reason, knitting came natural to me, but it took me several attempts to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,254
Posted By craftymomma
this is what i do too.. although it took me a...

this is what i do too.. although it took me a while to get to the point of being able to do it, in the beginning, I wasnt sure how to "read" the stitches, but after a few projects, it just dawned on...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By craftymomma
Knitting for a pregnant friend

I have a friend that lives in another state and is expecting girl #2 in May. I have been planning to knit her baby booties, a hat and sweater since the moment I heard she was pregnant, I actually...
Forum: Crochet! 01-14-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By craftymomma
THank you all for your suggestions and...

THank you all for your suggestions and encouragement!! It means alot! SOrry to take over the board with all my questions, but I am really determined now!!! You all have been a big help!! It was...
Forum: Crochet! 01-14-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By craftymomma
Hopefully the last question!

ok, still going with the questions, but I am determined here!!

I now know how to do a slipknot, chain stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, and double crochet.. are there any more stitches to...
Forum: Crochet! 01-13-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By craftymomma
frustrated with guage now..

Ok, so I switched hooks, now using my Boyle hook, but I am having a problem with getting my stitches pulled through still.. its like i have to make my stitches waaay extra loose to pull the other...
Forum: Crochet! 01-13-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By craftymomma
Ok Thanks Mike! I dont think I have been turning...

Ok Thanks Mike! I dont think I have been turning the work over all the time, and maybe that is why its not looking as neat as I hoped. I think I have a Boye hook here that I bought a while back, and...
Forum: Crochet! 01-13-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By craftymomma
Trying my hand at crochet and have a few ?'s

I have mastered the slip knot and chain stitch :woohoo: and understand the concept of the single crochet back down into the chain stitch, but after that I get confused. When you "turn" your work...
Forum: Crochet! 01-10-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,174
Posted By craftymomma
Wow, I was just about to post this same thread!!!...

Wow, I was just about to post this same thread!!! Glad there are others out there like me!!! I too have had a tough time learning to crochet.. I have tried about 50 times to teach myself, but its...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-10-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,288
Posted By craftymomma
oooh!! me likes!!! :inlove:

oooh!! me likes!!! :inlove:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-10-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,277
Posted By craftymomma
Thank you all! RitaW.. they are so fun and quick...

Thank you all!

RitaW.. they are so fun and quick to knit too!! I think I will make me another batch today as well!! I need to go buy me some more cake coloured yarn though and maybe some dark brown...
Forum: General Knitting 01-10-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,689
Posted By craftymomma
Wow! Your lucky, I would love to score some yarn...

Wow! Your lucky, I would love to score some yarn at that cheap of a price!!
Forum: General Knitting 01-10-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,689
Posted By craftymomma
I am lol at all of your responses!!! It is soo...

I am lol at all of your responses!!! It is soo true!! This is the first hobby I've had that I can just pick up and take with me wherever I go and I am sooo incredibly happy about that!! I am a...
Forum: General Knitting 01-09-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,689
Posted By craftymomma
I think I am addicted, borderline obsessive..

:knitting: I am sure to you seasoned knitters out there, this is old news, but I just can't beleive how addicting knitting can be. Seriously, its all I think about most of the day, and when i am here...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-09-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,277
Posted By craftymomma
Thanks guys! Lieuvena, I got the pins from a...

Thanks guys!

Lieuvena, I got the pins from a seller on etsy:

http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5566967

She has the neatest things!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-08-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,542
Posted By craftymomma
those are adorable!! i love it!

those are adorable!! i love it!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-08-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,277
Posted By craftymomma
Cupcake Pincushion

For the love of my cupcake obsession, this is my first knitted cupcake I made!! I used the pattern by Little Cotton Rabbits. I dont know if I didnt stuff it correctly, but mine didnt turn out quite...
Forum: Crochet! 12-07-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,766
Posted By craftymomma
Angry Getting very frustrated here! Please help...

Ok, i taught myself to knit without much hinderance, but for some reason crochet is not coming as easily to me (i would have thought it had been the other way around)... anyway, I know the basic...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-19-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,416
Posted By craftymomma
OMG you did an excellent job!! I love it!! I...

OMG you did an excellent job!! I love it!! I bought the itty bitty hats book and was wondering whether or not to get the other one (that has this pattern in it), and I guess now I need to!!!
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By craftymomma
Talking Sooo excited!! Finished my first order of yarn supply goodies

:teehee: Just got done buying my first stock of yarn goodies online!! :woot: I bought some this past weekend at Michaels, but its not the same as oogling over all the goodies online. I cant wait to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By craftymomma
confused about yarn weight and needle sizes for knitting/crocheting

I am a little confused about yarn weight and needle/hook sizes. I found a chart online that shows standards and guidelines for these, but right now I am working on a pattern (for a cupcake) that has...
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