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Old 02-19-2009, 06:32 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by pcmaya View Post
You did great! I have never tried to make anything with thread. To be honest, I'm a little intimidated
Nice job Jack! I'm sure your mom loved it.

pcmaya, no need to be intimidated by thread crochet! It's all the same stitches and techniques as with yarn, just on a smaller scale. Start with something very simple, like that pretty bookmark that Merryknitter posted on here recently. Then move on to other doily patterns that you find and like.

I have found that good light, Boye steel hooks, and an inexpensive pair of drug store reading glasses makes my thread crochet experience so much more enjoyable.

Give it a try! You know we will always be here to help!

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