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DreamsOfYarn

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About DreamsOfYarn

  • Rank
    Villager
  • Birthday 06/10/1959

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  • Real Name
    Melanie
  • Biography
    I am a mom to 3 (2 boys and a girl) and a grandma to 1 grandson. We have 2 cats
  • Location
    Near Cincinnati In A Pile Of Yarn
  • Interests
    Crochet, Jewelry Making, Reading
  • Occupation
    Media Specialist, Mom and Grandma
  • How long have you been crocheting?
    Learned in 197?, quit in 1992, started again in 2006
  • Favorite things to crochet
    Scarves, Afghans and now Thread
  • Favorite Hook
    Wood
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    Holiday RAOK 2008 - Thank yous

    Let me start by saying I am so sorry this thank you is so late. I have been without internet for a while now. This is the first time I have been online in a long time. A huge thank you to the wonderful elf in MI for the wonderful box of goodies you sent me. I received a card, head pins, lobster claw clasps and 6 skeins of yarn. I have been wanting some of the Bernat Softee Chunky and can't find it here anymore. The head pins and lobster claw clasps will be used to make more stitch markers that I can send out as RAOKs. Thank you so very much for thinking of me. I deeply appreciate your thoughtfulness.
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    Rockin' Reds Dude

    That is just too cute. When I saw the title of the thread I had to click it hoping it was something with the Cincinnati Reds, since I am also from SW Ohio!
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    Holiday RAOK 2008 - Thank yous

    Just back from vacation and am trying to go through weeks of mail. Had to stop and thank a wonderful elf in PA for the crochet magazines. They are great. Now I know how I am going to spend my weekend....browsing through them all Thank you for thinking of me and sending this wonderful package
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    January 2009 C’Ville Tote

    I showed your latest creation to Nancy, and she loves it too. I send her pictures each month of them so she can see your beautiful bags too. I didn't bring my bag with me cause she has too many animals and I was afraid one of them might damage it. Eventually she will see mine in person to appreciate the beauty of it.
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    January 2009 C’Ville Tote

    It is absolutely gorgeous Mary Jo :clap I am on vacation down here in Florida and just had to pop in to see if you had posted it yet. Will have to keep an eye out for when you post that it has been sent. Can't wait to see who the lucky lady is that will be the newest member of the bag lady club. Awesome bag as usual
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    Holiday RAOK 2008 - Thank yous

    I have a few thank you's to post here. Sorry it has taken me so long to post them, we have been without internet for a while now. Thank you to the elf in WA for the cute Christmas card. Thank you to the elf if PA for the card and beautiful angel ornament. And thank you to my wonderful elf in PA for the wonderful package of goodies. I received ornaments, key chains, notepad, little cat calender with clip, butterfly magnet/pin, leverback earring kit (I really needed that, I was out of leverbacks), and 6 skeins of wonderful yarn. Thank you all so much for thinking of me and sending me such wonderful things
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    Bumpy Textured Dishcloth-My First Written Pattern

    Thanks Ladies. The pattern is so versatile. It can be used for a dishcloth, hot pad or a potholder. I have used hook sizes from H up to K. Of course, the smaller the hook the thicker it will be. Have fun with it ladies Let me know how they turn out!
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    The 12 scarves of 2009 - links and info in post #1

    I have about 20 or so in my personal collection. And I couldn't begin to say how many I have given as gifts, to different charities or been commissioned to make some for someone. Whenever I find yarn I like but haven't used, I buy a skein and make a scarf with it. Then I wear it for a while to see how it holds up. If it holds up with no fuzzing or pilling, I buy more to make something else with it. Quality control at it's finest
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    The 12 scarves of 2009 - links and info in post #1

    Howdy Darski. I somehow missed this thread I love making scarves so I of course I am joining this CAL. I will probably use the birthstone colors for my scarves. I know, not very original, but my little pea brain seems to be missing the creative section lately. Guess the cold weather has frozen my creativity
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    2009 Stashbusting CAL

    I will definitely be here in 2009. With all the stash busting I did this year, I may be the winner of the Shoot The Moon Award more than once!!
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    Holiday RAOK 2008 - Thank yous

    I got elfed twice Thank you to the elf in TX for the beautiful Christmas Card. I also received a card all the way from Germany! And in the card were gorgeous handmade ornaments, a happy snowflake and an angel. Thank you both for thinking of me :hug
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    Lets Do A Round Ripple Together

    Gorgeous RR Judy! And congrats on getting paid for it!
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    New to crochetville

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    Evening Everyone!

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    Dec. 2008 C’Ville Tote Christmas Memories

    Welcome to the Bag Lady Club Use it in Good Health. And when you take it with you somewhere, keep a tight grip on it. Whenever I take mine with me, someone always wants it.
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