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  1. 8 points
    Crochetville Community Policies Revised: July 19, 2019 (previous version: April 7, 2013) Crochetville: a cozy little village for crocheters everywhere! Amy and Donna are happy to welcome you to Crochetville. If this is your first time here, you've found a wonderful, friendly place to talk about crochet. If you've been around for a while, thanks for stopping by for a refresher on our policies and our vision for Crochetville. Crochetville Vision Crochetville is a warm, welcoming, friendly community for people everywhere who are interested in crochet. Our policies are designed to help keep our large, ever-growing community happy and healthy. By participating on this forum, you agree to abide by these policies and our Terms of Use (via any service provided through our site). Posting Etiquette Please treat Crochetville owners, volunteer staff, and each other with respect at all times. Remember that we have members from all around the world. 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    Dear Crochetville Members, I'm back. I'm sorry I was gone so long. I hope you'll join me in rejuvenating Crochetville into the buzzing hive of crochet goodness that it once was. Now that I'm back, I cannot believe how much I missed this place and didn't realize it. I love the sense of community here and I love that a handful of dedicated members kept this place alive when I was lost. To those of you⁠—and you know who you are⁠—I owe so much. As for Amy and I, our paths diverged and we got involved in other projects. For Amy, it was Sparkle Studio, her studio/shop in Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment. For me, it was school volunteering, PTO, and family life. Crochetville had gotten complicated and was taking an inordinate amount of time to manage. We weren't fully utilizing the power of our members to help us moderate and maintain this community. And we were making ends meet, but not much more. To new members, welcome. To dedicated members who've stayed on, thank you. To old members who drifted away, I hope you'll come back. We hope to be the place you come to again for crochet motivation, inspiration, and support. Please join me in making Crochetville alive again. Post your projects in the Show-and-Tell forums. Jump in on a CAL (crochet-along) or start one of your own. Help us give a warm welcome to new members. Ask a question in Crochet Help. Join us in crocheting something for charity. Or just peruse the Crochetville forums and find your niche. Please bear with me as I assess Crochetville and what needs tidying up here. There's some outdated information and rules, although the basics (like Crochetville Community Policies) are current. Updating broken links has proved challenging, but I am still working on it. I haven't yet addressed reported posts, but that is coming. To everyone here, your projects⁠—no matter how small⁠—are show-and-tell worthy. Your crochet matters. Let's celebrate appreciating each other's stitching, no matter the simplicity or complexity. Crochetville remains a keep-it-nice place, as has always been our philosophy. Politics, religion, and controversy are left at the door when you enter. We are all here to celebrate our hobby of crochet, which is what unites us. I look forward to seeing you around the forum. Donna
  3. 6 points
    After much hand-holding and very good advice, I finished my first afghan for the Crochetville Charity Drive! It's 24" from peak to peak, makes my eyes go a little wonky with all the contrast, and doesn't have the holes in the peaks that I dislike so much. I'm starting on my next one, maybe with only 2 colors and bigger stripes. I used Michael's Soft n Shiny (https://www.michaels.com/soft-and-shiny-yarn-loops-and-threads/M10273080.html) in Aqua/White/Black and some gray acrylic worsted weight from my stash. Oh, and I used an H hook. It's CroJulee's Jacobs Ladder Round Ripple Afghan Pattern, but with a few changes. 1. Magic Circle with 16dcs to start. 2. Replaced the shell (Dc, Ch2, 2Dc) with 5Dc to get rid of the hole in the peaks.
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    I had several older skeins of Fun Fur in my stash and when I came across this pattern, decided to make one for each of my great grands for Christmas. The eyes, claws and body shape are just a tad different, but all in all, I think they will like them. Fur Bird pattern
  6. 5 points
    I neglected to share these and the story behind them here so better late than never. After an aunt passed away a few years ago I inherited her yarn. Dad had given her mom's yarn when she passed away 20+ years earlier. When going through it I found 4 boxes, my name in one and my other 3 sisters names in the others. Each box had about 40 squares in them including some our mom had made. My other aunt had told me I would be finding these. I could tell which ones my mom made and which ones my aunt made as my aunt was left handed. I checked to see if my sisters wanted their box of squares or if they wanted me to put them together. You guessed it I got the job which is very ironic. I think at this time I had maybe put one afghan together with granny squares and it wasnt something I liked doing. I started looking through the squares and some were falling apart because they had been knotted and ends clipped short. There was no point putting them together unless I could figure out what to do. I meticulously searched for every yarn join in each square, untied the knots, retied the knots so I had short ends which I then tacked firmly into place with sewing thread. I was able to hide these ends in the stitches. Then the sister in the first picture wanted a much larger blanket than her squares would make. I wanted them to be the same size and there was plenty of yarn in my aunts stash so I started making more squares. My goal was to finish them by Christmas and I started running out of time so I grabbed squares from my box. I put them together using the flat braid square joining method. https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/flat-braid-joining-technique or scroll down here http://priscillascrochet.net/freepatterns.html Things were going pretty well until I noticed I had one square back in the third row of the afghan in picture 2 wrong side up after putting all the squares together. l had to take it apart and fix it. This was Christmas day when they each got their afghan from mom, aunt, and me.
  7. 5 points
    Here is my latest batch of bears for the Mother Bear Project. These are always so fun to crochet and send off for children in far away lands. My bears are crocheted seamless in the BLO and are about 11 inches tall.
  8. 5 points
    My 2 year old Alaskan grandbaby gets so excited when a moose is in their yard. Now she can have her own.
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    Well, here are two little pups I have been working on. I made the light colored one and then decided I needed the 12mm noses. So I ordered some and the second one has the nose. Now they will be leaving soon for their new home. They are from a kit from Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Crochet-Dogs-Adorable-Projects-Lovers/dp/1684124972 They are 4.5" tall and 4" long. I bought the kit, because it had a Dalmatian. They also have a cute pug and schnauzer. So here are the boys.
  11. 4 points
    This afghan pattern I got from Annie's Attic. C2C lap throws It was fun and easy to make, even if you are new to C2C. The making of the afghan each panel.
  12. 4 points
    I have been trying to used up my cotton yarn. The little that I have. Anyway, I made a sunflower scrubbie to go with my basket and everyone liked it. So I decided to make a couple more and then decided to try and make some dish cloths. Now my problem is where I can find good homes for them. Oh well that will happen later.
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    This is part 1 of Vanessa Smith's (hooked on sunshine) Phoenix blanket. I'm using Lion Brand Mandala yarn thunderbird. https://www.hookedonsunshine.co/phoenix-cal/
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    hope to follow along this year. I plan to donate a lot of craft items to our "Redeemed Goods" store. I hope to make some wreathes and such things. I can do crafting if not crochet I did make this one from a pic on Pinterest and donated:
  16. 4 points
    I made this outfit last year but I just couldn't take and process the pics. Well it is finally finished. I love this set but of course it has PINK in it. the PDF is here:straight.pdf For some reason Yahoo has stopped functioning for groups so people cannot get my stuff there anymore
  17. 4 points
    Flyby... Happy Thanksgiving from Lucy and family
  18. 4 points
    Here is a finished stocking. None of the rest are finished but all of them are partly assembled.
  19. 4 points
    I enjoyed making them. The best part is they don't need starching 😁 First I couldn't decide on ribbons. Those dreamcatcher here are about 15cm in diameter and I made them for the Christmas fair at my kids' school. But before I made bigger ones and I didn't add ribbons. The biggest dreamcatcher I made is 40cm in diameter and it hangs on my window and looks like a huge snowflake ornament (but I have no pic of it yet).
  20. 4 points
    So, I am on a mission to cut down my craft supplies stash. Yarn and fabric are my downfalls, especially yarn. When I was sorting through the yarn, I came across the square that makes the center of this throw. I don’t remember why I made it, and of course there wasn’t any matching yarn to be found, so I just grabbed a few skeins of yarn that I hoped wouldn’t clash, and simply crocheted around it in DC. When I ran out of the colored yarn, I finished it with reverse HDC.
  21. 4 points
    Here we go again. It is August the hottest month of the year. Every year I say the same thing. Thank you that I do not have to wear all these cloths. I would melt or become a recluse. I would be almost naked in the house also. As you can see this is my Gone With The Wind table. We have Melonie, Ashley, Scarlett, Rhett, Prissy, Baby Blue, MayBelle and my favorite of all times Mammy in her red petticoat. There are some girls with their horses. The table cloth is one I embroidered. We also have some Southern Bells. Hope you enjoy.
  22. 4 points
    I finally finished my double-filet garden flag. I call it Water Can Bouquet. I used Aunt Lydia's #10 in Parakeet, Cream, Bright Coral & some left over Artiste Aspen. There is no pattern available.
  23. 4 points
    The white blanket is a christening blanket for my church (Drunken Granny pattern), the others are going to the NICU where my neighbor, an RN, works.
  24. 4 points
    Thanks for the compliments everyone! Here's firetruck. It's crib size.
  25. 4 points
    «Unicorn, fulfilling dreams» When using recommended yarn and hook, the size of the turns out 35cm NECESSARY MATERIALS: YARN ART Jeans №61, 160 g/50 m, white; YARN ART Jeans №35, 160 g/50 m yellow; YARN ART Jeans №33, 160 g/50 m, blue YARN ART Jeans №53, 160 g/50 b, black; ALIZE Softy № 62 , 115 g/50 m, white; (you can also use another yarn) -Filler - hullfiber, 100g; -Hook # 2(US,UK 1); Scissors; Tulle - 1/2 meter HAND: (2 items) With white color 6sc in magic ring = (6sts) 1.6inc = (12sts) 2.(1sc , inc) *6 = (18sts) 3.(2sc , inc) *6 = (24sts) 4-6. 24sc=(24sts) 7. (2sc , dec) *6 = (18sts) 8-30. 18sc=(18sts) Fill 31. Fold the edges together and 9sc SHOSE–LEG (2 items) With blue color 11ch, turn 1.inc, 8sc , 2inc in one last loop, turn knitting and knit on the other side , 8sc , inc= (24sts) 2. 2inc , 8sc , 4inc , 8sc , 2inc = (32sts) 3.( 1sc,inc )*2 ,8sc,(inc,1sc)*4, 8sc,(1sc ,inc)*2 =(40sts) 4. (2sc , inc)*2, 8sc , (inc, 2sc )*4, 8sc, (2sc , inc)*2 = (48sts) With white color(Textured yarn) 5.BLO 48sc 6-8. 48 sc =(48sts) 9.14sc , 12dec, 10sc = (36sts) 10. 36sc=(36sts) 11.14sc , 6dec, 10sc = (30sts) 12-13. 30sc =(30sts) 14.11sc , 6dec, 7sc=(24sts) 15-20.24sc=(24sts) With white color 16. BLO 24sc Fill the part with filler 17-35. 24 sc=(24sts) 36. Dec to end Back to row №16 With white color(Textured yarn) 16. FLO 24sc BODY: With white color 6sc in magic ring = (6sts) 1.6inc = (12sts) 2.(1sc , inc) *6 = (18sts) 3.(2sc , inc) *6 = (24sts) 4.(3sc , inc) *6 = (30sts) 5.(4sc , inc) *6 = (36sts) 6.(5sc , inc) *6 = (42sts) 7.(6sc , inc) *6 = (48sts) 8.(7sc , inc) *6 = (54sts) 9.(8sc , inc) *6 = (60sts) 10.(9sc , inc) *6 = (66sts) 11.(10sc , inc) *6 = (72sts) 12-30. 72sc=(72sts) 31. (10sc , dec) *6 = (66sts) 32-33. 66sc=(66sts) 34.(9sc , dec) *6 = (60sts) 35-36. 60sc=(60sts) Fill 37.(8sc , dec) *6 = (54sts) 38.(7sc , dec) *6 = (48sts) 39.(6sc , dec) *6 = (42sts) 40.(5sc , dec) *6 = (36sts) 41.(4sc , dec) *6 = (30sts) 42.(3sc , dec) *6 = (24sts) 43. (2sc , dec) *6 = (18sts) Fill 44.(1sc , dec) *6 = (12sts) 45.6 dec = (6sts) HEAD: With white color 6sc in magic ring = (6sts) 1.6inc = (12sts) 2.(1sc , inc) *6 = (18sts) 3.(2sc , inc) *6 = (24sts) 4.(3sc , inc) *6 = (30sts) 5.(4sc , inc) *6 = (36sts) 6.(5sc , inc) *6 = (42sts) 7-17. 42sc=(42sts) 18.(6sc , inc) *6 = (48sts) 19.(7sc , inc) *6 = (54sts) 20.(8sc , inc) *6 = (60sts) 21.(9sc , inc) *6 = (66sts) 22.(10sc , inc) *6 = (72sts) 23-32. 72sc=(72sts) 33.(10sc , dec) *6 = (66sts) 34. 66sc=(66sts) 35. (9sc , dec) *6 = (60sts) 36.(8sc , dec) *6 = (54sts) 37.(7sc , dec) *6 = (48sts) 38.(6sc , dec) *6 = (42sts) 39.(5sc , dec) *6 = (36sts) 40.(4sc , dec) *6 = (30sts) 41.(3sc , dec) *6 = (24sts) 42.(2sc , dec) *6 = (18sts) Fill 43.(1sc , dec) *6 = (12sts) 44.6 dec = (6sts) MANE With yellow color 25ch+70ch, turn 70sc, Sl st in the next loop (70ch, turn, 69sc, Sl st in the next loop)* repeat to the end of the chain TAIL With yellow color 1-8. 50ch, turn, 49sc, EARTH With white color 6sc in magic ring = (6sts) 1.6inc = (12sts) 2.(1sc , inc) *6 = (18sts) 3. 18sc=(18sts) 4. (8sc , inc) *6 = (20sts) 5. (9sc , inc) *6 = (22sts) 6-7. 1 sc in each stitch a round=(22sts) 8. (9sc , dec) *6 = (20sts) HORN With white color 6sc in magic ring = (6sts) 1. 6sc=(6sts) 2.(1sc , inc) *3 = (9sts) 3-4. 9sc=(9sts) 5.(2sc , inc) *3 = (12sts) 6-8. 12sc=(12sts) EYES With black color 6sc in magic ring = (6sts) With blue color 1.6inc = (12sts) With white color 2. 6 sl st, 6sc= (12sts) eye№1 With black color Tie a thread over the first one sc together sl st, ch, In the next stitch sl st,2 ch, back sl st In the next stitch sl st,3 ch, back 2sl st In the next stitch sl st,4 ch, back 3sl st In the next stitch sl st,5 ch, back 4sl st sl st eye№2 With black color Tie a thread over the first one sc In the next stitch sl st,5 ch, back 4sl st In the next stitch sl st,4 ch, back 3sl st In the next stitch sl st,3 ch, back 2sl st In the next stitch sl st,2 ch, back sl st together sl st, ch, sl st ASSEMBLY 1. The ear is folded as shown in the photo and thus sewed to the head. Between the ears, in the center, sew a horn. 2. Sew eye and mane as shown in the photo 3. Sew a body and a head. Then sew the hands and feet 4. Fold the tail a tube, sew first, then sew it on the back 5. Make a skirt. At the waist unicorn tie an elastic band. Tulle cut into ribbons, width 2 cm, length 18cm. Tape the tape to the rubber band. 6. To decorate the neck and mane with ribbon, lace or bow The unicorn is ready!
  26. 4 points
    I started out making this for the 4th, then I decided it needed something bright, hence the flower scrubby. I am not sure where I am sending it. Either my SIL or my Sister. So Happy 4th and Happy BBQ Season. There are 4 coasters, 2 potholders, a jar opener and a scrubby.
  27. 4 points
    I finished part 2-- round 23.
  28. 4 points
    I keep myself very busy! Here's a grey basket I crocheted. I turned around and made a black one. Now onto a two tone purple one for daughter. I made a bunch of the smaller ones and washcloths to put in them. Hope everyone is doing good. Have a great evening.
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    Please oh please oh please Do Not show thos to my sister! She sends me enough pictures of projects she thinks I can make in 15 minutes! She will want these for her back patio!
  30. 4 points
    Marking an item off my list. I'll be taking 5 lap throws and 2 shawls to the nursing home this week.
  31. 4 points
    Just wanted to share my snowman and reindeer stuffies. Both are my own pattern 😊. They turned out so much cuter than I expected.
  32. 4 points
    This little Guernsey, loves to lay in the grass and relax and think. I am having a lot of fun with this pattern book. The animals are adorable. The book is called Charming Cherubs and their Angel Pets. Even the animals have wings. I have left the wings off, as I think they look cute without them. Here is Bessy.
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    Here's a 42 inch RR made for a 2 yo named Trinity. The days have been so cloudy and dreary I gave up on getting a good picture...of course, now that the blanket is in the wash, the sun finally came out this afternoon....
  34. 4 points
    The yule tree throw is finished!!!!
  35. 4 points
    I have a few of these dolls, that I got on sale at Walmart a long time ago. I decided to take an old pattern I have and make all the dresses offered. I now have to decide if I am going to make a tote or make the pattern that comes with the doll dresses. The pink and black outfit is a bikini and a hat.
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  37. 3 points
    I finished this prayer shawl last night.
  38. 3 points
    Hi all!! I've been working exclusively on my Halloween Rozeta, trying to get caught up. This one is going to be a wedding gift for a friend and I've gotten all the way up to part 7. I think I might skip the bottom panel of the design, which turns the blanket from a square into a rectangle but also makes it asymmetrical and that kinda drives me nutty lol. I've used 5 skeins this week! WTD +10 YTD+ 33
  39. 3 points
    Just finished this lapghan, used up some left over yarn from other projects.
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    Yeah you read right. Christmas Gnomes. I found this pattern on Mary Maxim. https://www.marymaxim.com/holiday-gnomes.html It is cute, but I wish they had of been green, instead of grey or even a blue. I can always go thru my yarn and find green and blue to make more. Thought you might like to see the finished project. Now on to penguins.
  41. 3 points
    Here's the last gift...so far Border is number 120 from the Around the Corner pattern book.
  42. 3 points
    Looks like that little one gets ready for fall... Meet my Fox. He's going to school in September to help second graders with reading. Every pupil will take him home and read him their favourite story. Then the kids will write in Fox's notebook the title of the book so their little friend won't forget. 📖📚 The pattern is "Tiny fox" by Amigurumi Today and it's free.
  43. 3 points
    My new Double-Filet crochet wall hanging, I'm pretty addicted to this technique. This is my own design. It was so fun to watch it come together!
  44. 3 points
    It's done! 24" from peak to peak and 20" from valley to valley. I checked the Charity Drive and round blankets are usually 24-26". Thank you so much for your help - I still had to mess with the beginnings of Row 2 and 3 (replaced shell with 5dc, but that meant I had to ch3 and do 4dc in the same st so the 5dc cluster would match the rest). After Row 3, it was smooth sailing. Quick question - if I did this all in white, would it be okay for a bereavement afghan? Or should I stick with rectangular white afghans?
  45. 3 points
    Here are my pictures! Cosmic Cal (in the orange colorway) completed through rd 49 for a baby blanket. My 3 sets of squares for the Flora CAL from The Crochet Crowd. And, the Phoenix CAL's first 6 sections completed. For both Cosmic and Phoenix, I'm using Caron Cakes and just letting the colors change as they will. Cosmic took 2 skeins and more than half of a third, and I've just finished the 6th skein on Pheonix and I believe there are 4 or 5 more sections to still be released.
  46. 3 points
    My current project--6 flower squares make a blanket. Making one each for my GDs. I've got reservations about the pattern--Bernat Pop Petals Blanket, but I think the girls will love them. The last 5 rounds of petals don't have an increase, so it cups. The white section helps to pull it out, but not completely.
  47. 3 points
    Good Morning ! I was invited over here because I am working on blankets for Project Linus. My DAR group has chosen this charity. I am trying to make three blankets by March 1. I am just edging some fleece fabric. So far I have one blanket done.
  48. 3 points
    Here is my latest and last round ripple for year. This lapghan blanket is 36 inches wide for the Warmth for Warriors blanket drive. This was crocheted using Aggie May's RR pattern.
  49. 3 points
    I saw this pattern and just could not resist. Besides it was on sale. It is called "Not a Creature was Stirring" As you can see it is a cute little chef mouse that is helping make cookies. His whisk matches his apron and hat. I just got the whisk, so he is done and ready to go to his new home.
  50. 3 points
    I was not sure where to post this. I tried to use the Web site thread, but there was nothing there. Red Heart Has put out it's Christmas Calendar. It is called 12 Days of Christmas
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