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    Today, 02:31 AM
    Hi Jean Marie, Thanks for the update. I hope you have a safe trip back home. Spoula
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    Today, 02:28 AM
    I agree with you better to get rid of it now then ruin a good piece of hard work.
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    Yesterday, 03:25 AM
    Hello Jean Marie, I am happy to hear that you arrived safely. Yes, the weather is not that great lately. We had one day in the 80's and the mornings...
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    03-18-2019, 04:20 AM
    Hi MeToo, Thanks about the 4 leaf clovers . I just noticed that they look a little loose. It is the first time in a long while that I used #10...
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    03-16-2019, 06:16 AM
    Hello, Did you make the flowers to finish your hats or for Saint Patrick's Day? I hope you enjoy your trip to Florida be safe. Spoula
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    03-15-2019, 11:48 AM
    Here is my Crochet Shamrock (or my lucky 4 leaf clover) to give to my 2 little Grandchildren tomorrow. Spoula
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    03-13-2019, 06:46 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hello Jean Marie and MeToo, I received this link this morning on how to knit videos. It is done by Marley Bird who also does crochet videos for Red...
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    03-12-2019, 01:33 PM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hi Jean Marie, I found this video for you on how to crochet the single crochet knit stitch. https://youtu.be/Q5-M1PtIcjg
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    03-12-2019, 01:17 PM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hi Jean Marie, If you knitted filet, rabbits and ducks then you are truly awesome in knitting. I like crochet the best but do see some cute...
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    03-11-2019, 12:51 PM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hello MeToo, No, I never received any tutoring. When my mother died I received her knitting needles. I didn't even know she could knit. I always...
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    03-11-2019, 06:22 AM
    Jean Marie, That was so funny thanks for sharing. I had a good laugh this morning. Spoula
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    03-10-2019, 07:53 PM
    Another post in my "spotlight on designers" series, I'd like to introduce you to MJ Carlos, a self-taught crochet designer of adorable amigurumi and...
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    03-10-2019, 11:48 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hi Jean Marie, Yes I know that you don't have a job because I think you have mentioned it to me before. I guess that is how you get so much done. ...
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    03-10-2019, 07:11 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hi Jean Marie, You have a lot of energy. I use to work and go non stop all the time too. Once I retired I wanted to do all the things I didn't have...
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    03-10-2019, 07:03 AM
    spoula replied to a thread filet crochet in the round in Main
    Hello Chergram, I found this link that has free filet patterns and tutorials on how to read charts. The Internet has lots of free patterns for...
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    03-09-2019, 04:08 PM
    Hi Jean Marie, I think it depends on the frayed piece. I would back up a few stitches and secure them and add a new piece of yarn in the last two...
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    03-09-2019, 12:51 PM
    would like to know how to read charter for filet crochet in the round also where to find free patterns have done crochet for years but just learning...
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    03-08-2019, 06:56 AM
    Hi Jean Marie, The Tunisian stitch you pull up a loop the full stitch you go through the stitches. The first video is the simple stitch the second...
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    03-08-2019, 06:33 AM
    I am not sure I understand this question. Are you saying while you are crocheting on your item that the yarn you are currently using is starting to...
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    03-08-2019, 06:29 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Jean Marie, Do you ever sleep? You are crocheting up a storm. You have Bible studies. You post Faith links, helpful videos to help others you...
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    03-07-2019, 12:01 PM
    HI Jean Marie, I tried the Tunisian crochet ( simple stitch) on a regular crochet hook to see if I would like it before investing in a hook I might...
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    03-07-2019, 11:47 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Florida in General Chit Chat
    OH, I thought that is what it might be. So you are exchanging snow and cold for heat and thunder storms (ha). Spoula
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    03-07-2019, 11:44 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hi Jean Marie, The knit stitch in crochet is when you crochet the first row with single crochets and then all other rows you will insert your hook...
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    03-07-2019, 11:40 AM
    Hi DebR, This makes sense to me after seeing the video I see what you mean. I have only seen videos of the basic Tunisian stitch. Thanks for...
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    03-07-2019, 05:48 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Florida in General Chit Chat
    Hello Jean Marie, What are snowbirds? Will you move to Florida or just stay there in the winter? Spoula
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    03-07-2019, 05:46 AM
    Hi Jean Marie, I watched this video on Tunisian crochet and it looks like she inserted her hook all the way through the stitch to pull up a loop and...
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    03-07-2019, 05:31 AM
    Hi DebR. Some yarns that are the same brand are thicker. Also as you crochet your tension can change between rows. The say you should check the...
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    03-07-2019, 05:16 AM
    spoula replied to a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Hi Jean Marie, Thanks, I didn't have a pattern I just did sc in a circle for 10" then did a row of back loop only to make a ridge. Then as I said I...
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    03-06-2019, 11:17 AM
    spoula replied to a thread crocheting over yarn ends? in Main
    Hi Jean Marie, When I crochet over yarn ends for a few stitches I then pull the thread tight before I cut that way you don't see it and it is locked...
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    03-06-2019, 11:10 AM
    spoula started a thread Pool tote or basket in Pictures
    Here is the pool tote or basket I made out of plastic bags. I used Double crochets for the handles and I should have continued in single crotches...
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