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  1. Thread: Flanges

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    Well, here is an example of a crochet flange in...

    Well, here is an example of a crochet flange in the true sense of flange, i.e., making your product stronger, as you say, not just an added edging:


    Are you familiar with the TSC (turning single...
  2. Thread: Flanges

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    I too have never heard of the word flange used in...

    I too have never heard of the word flange used in crochet or even sewing! I had to go here to realize that it was not just used in mechanics, plumbing, construction, etc:

    (flănj)
    n.
    1. A...
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    I find some good yarn at the charity stores.

    I find some good yarn at the charity stores.
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    @Sweet Sue. You could go to Ravelry and type in...

    @Sweet Sue. You could go to Ravelry and type in a yarn search. Some knitters have a bunch of balls of various kinds of yarn that they don't need and will be willing to sell. Some don't sell,...
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    Thanks. Yes, a light capelet would be good on...

    Thanks.

    Yes, a light capelet would be good on such occasions. Also, this short cape functions as a socalled "Wheelchair Shawl". These are shawls that stay on the shoulders but are not long...
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    @kl, JM & Spou. Many thanks! I didn't...

    @kl, JM & Spou. Many thanks! I didn't particularly need a cape, but I love beautiful yarns, so when I see them on sale, I buy them, then figure out what to do later.

    Yes, "Cotolana" is a light,...
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    Finished my capelet at last.

    This was crocheted with Berroco Cotolana (47% Wool, 47% Cotton, 6% Nylon). Front and back views.

    https://abload.de/img/p1010747fxk17.jpg

    https://abload.de/img/p10107644qkkf.jpg
  8. Thread: New projects

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    Boy, what an output. And all beautiful as well. ...

    Boy, what an output. And all beautiful as well. Thanks for letting us see these works of art.
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    I spent much of the day watching a video and...

    I spent much of the day watching a video and writing a pattern to go along with it (so I don't have to sit at the computer to crochet).

    Good thing, too. I don't understand how the authors of...
  10. Thread: Blue Sweater

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    I just love that beautiful little sweater. I...

    I just love that beautiful little sweater. I hope the child wears it til it's full of holes - and still decides to keep it.
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    Most of the time it's just best to work with one...

    Most of the time it's just best to work with one brand yarn per project (unless otherwise stated in the pattern), because trying to match up weights between brands is almost impossible!

    Bingo. I...
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    Many thanks for this beautiful coaster, and I am...

    Many thanks for this beautiful coaster, and I am going to whip up a few for the Christmas table, but I prefer Handicrafter, Kitchen cotton or Lily Sugar 'n' Cream for these sorts of projects. ...
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    Thanks for this pattern. This is a sweet little...

    Thanks for this pattern. This is a sweet little bow. :) The video is well done, too. Professional (not like some).

    Me, I would not be so quick to cut off the hanging threads at the end. They...
  14. Nice! Wish I had a child to crochet for.

    Nice! Wish I had a child to crochet for.
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    I just noticed your lovely snowflakes. Lucky...

    I just noticed your lovely snowflakes. Lucky folks who receive them.

    At present I'm trying to crochet stars and snowflakes for Christmas decorations but am having endless trouble. It seems that...
  16. I think I'd place her eyes a little higher up on...

    I think I'd place her eyes a little higher up on her face. :)
  17. I wonder how many people are willing to learn...

    I wonder how many people are willing to learn this and apply it.
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    There are dozens of amigurumi Llamas on ravelry,...

    There are dozens of amigurumi Llamas on ravelry, as follows:

    Ravelry - a knit and crochet community

    I'd head for something that doesn't take a roomful of geniuses to interpret.
  19. Thread: Fractal Doily

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    V. Nice. Unique, to be sure! I also like your...

    V. Nice. Unique, to be sure! I also like your thread holder. Is that home made or bought? I want one!
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    I started with a #10 hook AND #20 cotton thread....

    I started with a #10 hook AND #20 cotton thread. I didn't learn until later there was bigger hooks and yarn.

    Join the club! I was first taught to crochet when I was in my late teens by an older...
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    Different manufacturers tend to sometimes have...

    Different manufacturers tend to sometimes have different standards for what constitutes "lace weight" or "superfine", "worsted weight", DK weight, etc. etc.
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    Yes, I do like them. Foolishly, I usually look...

    Yes, I do like them. Foolishly, I usually look only at the usual topics at the top of the forum subjects instead of scrolling down. I've seen your vintage offerings only once or twice.
  23. Thread: Filet Crochet

    by MeToo!
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    Awwww, that is a cute little bear, isn't it. I...

    Awwww, that is a cute little bear, isn't it. I have a mind to attack that one myself, to see what I can do.
    The one on Lavender Chair is quite a bit larger.

    Filet Teddy Bear Blanket - The...
  24. Thread: Filet Crochet

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    I am interested in filet as well (just starting)...

    I am interested in filet as well (just starting) and found some written out patterns on Lavender Chair.

    You searched for filet - The Lavender Chair

    They do have a teddy bear pattern - is that...
  25. That is the cutest little set. About cutting the...

    That is the cutest little set. About cutting the yarn - you would have to do that to get a variety of colours when working a small project like that. Otherwise, the whole thing would be the same...
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