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Forum: Crochet! 05-26-2013, 02:21 PM
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Views: 918
Posted By MGM
Ooooh, pretty!

Ooooh, pretty!
Forum: Crochet! 05-21-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By MGM
Cool Clay Covered Crochet Hooks

Have any of you crocheters out there tried using a crochet hook that has been covered in polymer clay? I have seen them on a few blogs, and just recently purchased some for myself. I blogged about...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By MGM
I've made sweaters that turned out way too big...

I've made sweaters that turned out way too big and have often thought about just cutting out the largest part of the back and sewing some of that satin trim that some baby blankets have on them...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By MGM
You can buy this stuff called Stitch-n-tear, or...

You can buy this stuff called Stitch-n-tear, or tear away interfacing, at your local fabric store like Joann's or any other place that carries interfacing for sewing. Trace your drawing onto that,...
Forum: Crochet! 05-04-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By MGM
Here are links to some video and picture...

Here are links to some video and picture tutorials on different types of granny squares and how to join them. I hope they help...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By MGM
Yes, but see how much wiser you are now! ...

Yes, but see how much wiser you are now! :thumbsup:

MGM
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By MGM
Excellent tip, GG! I would forget about those...

Excellent tip, GG! I would forget about those too, and then wonder why my apple looked so wonky! :teehee:

MGM
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By MGM
Hey Jennifer, what a cute pattern! It appears...

Hey Jennifer, what a cute pattern! It appears that you will cast on 8 stitches with one length of the main color yarn and then leave these stitches on the needle but not actually work on them until...
Forum: Crochet! 04-13-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By MGM
Hi GG and Marg1e! Thanks so much for the...

Hi GG and Marg1e! Thanks so much for the recommendation! This is a lovely pattern you are making Marg1e! I have done quite a bit of thread crochet and would love to help you out on this project. ...
Forum: Crochet! 04-10-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By MGM
Here...

Here (http://www.hookedonneedles.com/2008/06/crocheted-baby-hat-nice-hat-for-new.html) is my beginner tutorial version of a crocheted baby hat for anyone looking to make a quick little hat for a...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By MGM
You should pay more attention to the yardage than...

You should pay more attention to the yardage than the weight of the skein. Whenever I purchase yarn for an afghan pattern, I always get an extra skein, just in case, and many times I have had to use...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By MGM
Hi Gioia and welcome to the wonderful art of...

Hi Gioia and welcome to the wonderful art of knitting! So this pattern is just telling you to do all your side seam decreases as stated which is: k6, sl 1, k1, psso, k to last 8 sts, k2tog,k6. ...
Forum: Crochet! 03-17-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By MGM
Yes, Charlotte, that's what I thought of at first...

Yes, Charlotte, that's what I thought of at first too, but couldn't quite get how the weaving would work. Then someone suggested in one of the replies on this thread that it might be hairpin lace so...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By MGM
Yes, you would place the marker at the end of...

Yes, you would place the marker at the end of that second row, then you would leave it there because you need to measure from that marker to the row on your needles a certain number of inches before...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By MGM
No, you are supposed to knit 15 and keep them on...

No, you are supposed to knit 15 and keep them on the needle, and then put the remaining 26 stitches on a holder, then turn your work and continue knitting on those 15 stitches that are still on your...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-09-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By MGM
Very cute and creative! I love the wooden spoon...

Very cute and creative! I love the wooden spoon with the ants on it!

MGM
Forum: Pattern Central 03-08-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By MGM
http://lazymamadesigns.blogspot.com/2007/12/free-p...

http://lazymamadesigns.blogspot.com/2007/12/free-pattern-almost-no-sew-fairy-skirt.html

Here's a cute tutu pattern that is easy to make...I've made it for my own daughter.

MGM
Forum: Crochet! 03-07-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By MGM
That link I posted has links in it to a tutorial...

That link I posted has links in it to a tutorial series on how to do this stitch. You need to scroll down to the bottom of the post and you'll see them there.

MGM
Forum: How-to Questions 03-06-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By MGM
Have the larger needle in your right hand and...

Have the larger needle in your right hand and purl your stitches onto it and at the same time decrease 20 stitches spaced evenly across the row. This will set you up for starting the body of the...
Forum: Crochet! 03-05-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By MGM
Antares, you are a genius! ...

Antares, you are a genius! http://weefolkart.com/content/hairpin-lace-instructions Look what I found just with a simple google search of hairpin lace images! Now to figure out how to do it! ...
Forum: Crochet! 03-05-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By MGM
Hairpin lace is a good thought too! My reader...

Hairpin lace is a good thought too! My reader said she found this on Pinterest but there was no information to go along with it, and she has been obsessed with finding out how to do it since then! ...
Forum: Crochet! 03-05-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By MGM
That thought never occurred to me! I've never...

That thought never occurred to me! I've never seen anything like this in knitting either. Such a puzzle!

MGM
Forum: Crochet! 03-04-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By MGM
need help identifying a stitch!

Any help in identifying this stitch would be greatly appreciated! One of my readers is asking for help, and I have never seen this stitch, nor do I have any idea how it is made! It appears to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-03-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By MGM
Yes, I think using slip stitches might also do...

Yes, I think using slip stitches might also do it. I would be curious to pull out my yarn and hook and try to replicate this look just to see if I could do it! No time right now though...I sneak in...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-03-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By MGM
Post stitches in crochet where you work around...

Post stitches in crochet where you work around the post of the stitch in the previous row instead of into the stitch itself leave that type of bumpy ridge, so maybe that's what it is.

MGM
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