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    Welcome back Sharon O! My favorite saying - We...

    Welcome back Sharon O! My favorite saying - We plan,God laughs. It’s so true.
  2. Hi Jean Marie! You are correct about right/left...

    Hi Jean Marie! You are correct about right/left handed crochet. I go left to right and right handed crocheters work right to left. So the front side would be different if the two ways were combined....
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    Hi Jean Marie! Yes, I have made simple mistakes...

    Hi Jean Marie! Yes, I have made simple mistakes as well. One time I was attaching the yarn to the body of a sweater to crochet the sleeve. I counted at least twice and put it in the wrong stitch...
  4. Jean Marie,Hi. I am superstitious and I never...

    Jean Marie,Hi. I am superstitious and I never stop on row/round 13. I either don’t start 13 or complete it and do a few stitches on 14. Silly I know,but that’s me. imalefty
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    Bag o Day crochet has a super tutorial on color...

    Bag o Day crochet has a super tutorial on color control with yarn on YouTube. It’s easier than I expected. imalefty
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    Hi Jean Marie! I have made probably 200+...

    Hi Jean Marie! I have made probably 200+ amigurumis. Never stuffed with anything but poly fil. But I know the stitches must be tightly done so the stuffing doesn’t show or come out. I see no reason...
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    Hi! I use the yarn just as it comes off the cake....

    Hi! I use the yarn just as it comes off the cake. I love the changes. I don’t have the patience for cutting,rolling,etc. I feel that one might as well use individual colors if that is what one...
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    Yarnspirations has free pattern and tutorial.

    Yarnspirations has free pattern and tutorial.
  9. Thread: New Topic

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    New Topic

    Letís start something new to chat about. What is your favorite holiday song? Movie? Story or book? Perhaps you have a very special memory to share. Letís get festive! I will start- song- A Cradle in...
  10. Meerkat,I was thinking of you just recently! Hope...

    Meerkat,I was thinking of you just recently! Hope you are doing well during this difficult time. imalefty
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    How is everyone?

    Hello all! I have been thinking of you and hoping everyone is staying well. Is anyone working on Christmas gifts? I completed the 16 ornaments for this year. Yay! Also the amigurumi snowman for my...
  12. Thread: Ice Yarn

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    Cost per skein of Picasso yarn - Amazon $2.11....

    Cost per skein of Picasso yarn - Amazon $2.11. Ice Yarns $2.86
  13. Thread: Ice Yarn

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    Hi Momto8! I did compare the price and shipping....

    Hi Momto8! I did compare the price and shipping. Pack of 8 balls of yarn was 99 cents more on Amazon. The shipping was the deciding factor. Amazon-$7.99 Ice Yarn site-$14.95. So,in this case I went...
  14. Thread: Ice Yarn

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    Ice Yarn

    I just recently discovered that I can purchase some Ice Yarns on Amazon and Etsy. I was very pleased to order Picasso yarn. I have wanted to use this yarn but the shipping was too much for my budget....
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    Hi Jean Marie! Your yarns are a perfect example...

    Hi Jean Marie! Your yarns are a perfect example of how thick/thin yarns with the same number can be. I try to keep the labels with the yarn. Caron Simply Soft is thinner and crochets up smaller than...
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    Hi Spoula! Isn’t it surprising how different the...

    Hi Spoula! Isn’t it surprising how different the yarns can be? I have taken 3 or more skeins/cakes and put them next to each other. Though the label numbers are the same the thickness of the yarns...
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    I have found that some yarn labels can be...

    I have found that some yarn labels can be somewhat inaccurate. Depending on many factors a #4 can vary from company to company. Other weights also can be incorrect. Some 4s are closer to 3s. Bulky...
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    Hi Spoula! Guess we have all made the error of...

    Hi Spoula! Guess we have all made the error of buying before totally thinking it through. I have done it more than once. I get so enthusiastic and don’t double check my thoughts. In my case it’s...
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    Yes,Barb G. I am happy to be included again!

    Yes,Barb G. I am happy to be included again!
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    Signed up with husbands name and my email....

    Signed up with husbands name and my email. Getting newsletters regularly. Go figure!
  21. Another idea from Martha that’s fairly useless...

    Another idea from Martha that’s fairly useless and wastes time!
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    It’s Christmas crocheting time for me! Have an...

    It’s Christmas crocheting time for me! Have an afghan started,amigurumi snowman ready for beads and buttons then assembled and starting first of 15 ornaments. Found an adorable giraffe amigurumi...
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    Someone offered me $50 once for an afghan. I...

    Someone offered me $50 once for an afghan. I laughed and said the yarn alone was $60. Some people just don’t get it!
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    Well,it’s July 24,2020 and still no newsletters....

    Well,it’s July 24,2020 and still no newsletters. I am giving up. Tried 3 times to get help. I am sad. imalefty
  25. Thread: Help !

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    Help !

    I have gotten no newsletters since Jan.3. Please help! imalefty
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