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Old 10-10-2008, 10:43 AM   #1
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Yes, I admit it! I'm a Two-Timer!
There is something I must get off my chest.

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I've fought it as long as I can.
But it is just too much for me.


I have to come clean.



I've been CROCHETING an afghan and haven't even thought about knitting in days!


There. I feel better.




Just a little attempt at Friday humor!
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:10 AM   #2
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LOL!

I equally respect all yarn arts although I don't really know how to do crochet any more than chain stitching.

My mom crocheted all the time when we were growing up and I liked knitting because it was different.

I realize that I have to learn to crochet too though- there are too many edgings etc plus a really pretty pattern I found that I want to make for my little sister.
http://www.caron.com/projects/shadow...que_tunic.html
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:19 AM   #3
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Old 10-10-2008, 11:46 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by knitpurlgurl View Post
Honestly, I think YARN is the drug and knitting and crochet are just ways to take it in.. You're still in the club - Yarnaholics Anonymous
Love it...

Knitting needles and crochet hooks, a yarn users crack pipe!

LOL

I knit, and crochet is still not totally natural to me...but as much as I don't care for the look of it, it is useful to know. There are so many knitting patterns you close the door to when you are afraid to try crochet!
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Old 10-10-2008, 12:59 PM   #5
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I love to do both knitting and crocheting. I only do afghans with crocheting. Although I am making one now and I am knitting it.
I love doing fine crocheting with the string yarns. It looks like lace when done which I love doing. The smaller the needle or hook the better for me.
So you are still in the club of knitting and crocheting



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Old 10-10-2008, 01:07 PM   #6
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I prefer the look of knitting, but there is certainly nothing wrong with crochet! I like the way it's used as a compliment to knitting like the border on knitted sweater for instance. And certainly, it makes more sense to crochet an afghan although I don't know if I'll ever do it.
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Old 10-10-2008, 03:35 PM   #7
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I enjoy crocheting almost as much as knitting. It certainly is more forgiving of mistakes. Only 1 stitch to pick up when you're done frogging. Hold your head high and enjoy.
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Old 10-10-2008, 05:05 PM   #8
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Two Timer/Multi Tasker
Well I'm also a two timer in a sense- I'm all about multi tasking with my knitting. I watch movies, read, surf the net etc. Actually the other day I found this new application from Kodak that's called Make Me Super. You upload a picture of yourself or anyone and make yourself into a 90s styled superhero! It's really entertaining and I got a kick out of it while I knitted. If you want to do the same visit MakeMeSuper.com
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Old 10-10-2008, 08:12 PM   #9
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This has nothing to do with crocheting, but that "make me super" website is THE funniest thing I have seen in a long time. We did the whole family!!! What a blast!!!!
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Old 10-10-2008, 10:21 PM   #10
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I've been knitting for 2 years and just learned crochet about a month ago...I have to say, I am having a blast with it! Why not do both, right? LOL!

What afghan pattern are you making? I am crocheting a Spiderman Afghan off of Ravelry for my little grandson, for Christmas. It's really coming along!

Happy Crocheting!
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