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About Kimblee

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  • Birthday 06/21/1988
  1. Today i got a white plastic SB Q hook, and it handles much easier than the ikky red one from Hobby Lobby. Only 99 cents too. Still considering the bamboo hook tho.
  2. 22, and i've crocheted since I was eight. Its relaxing, but brings out some weird comments.
  3. I have no idea how likely babies are to get their fingers caught, as i don;t have one. But I like sturdy baby items, so that's what i make.
  4. I found a nice looking bamboo Q hook on etsy that i may buy. anyone know anything about Bamboo large hooks? Are they heavy? I'm gonna try the sandpaper too. But where do i put the pledge? All over the hook or just at the hook end?
  5. Congrats! What wonderful news. Just think, the items you make now, if you decide to put them away as Baby out grows, may become treasured family heirlooms. Does that help? If it doesn't, I appologize, but I have very little advice, but lots of good wishes to send.
  6. I bought a plastic Q hook at hobby lobby, and I hate it. It pulls and seems rough. (its their store brand) Does anyone make a metal one? Or can anyone recommend which plastic brand is smoothest? I want to make a neat 3 strand blanket but it seems a Q hook is vital to that dream.
  7. I love the cupcake, but she didn't say how she did it.
  8. Wow! So cool. I was thinking square cloths, but that is irresistable. I'm gonna make up a bunch.
  9. Anyone know ornamental ways to fold a wash cloth? Like into roses or something? I found some tutorials but they don't look that great with a crocheted cloth. I just want a pretty way to fold them for their new owners.
  10. Baby hats. I love em. I made up my own pattern to match a booite pattern I found.
  11. Kimblee

    Yarn winders?

    I got the knitpiks one. All good reviews on the site, and the handheld feature sounds good. Now I play the waiting game... HYPER Impaitent!
  12. Kimblee

    Yarn winders?

    I need a good manual yarn winder. Found a few on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Lacis-In-Line-Yarn-Ball-Winder/dp/B001GZR2Q8/ref=pd_sbs_k_4 http://www.amazon.com/Yarn-Ball-Winder-Hand-operated-YBW-B/dp/B001L8DL4C/ref=pd_sbs_k_2 etc. I've heard good things about the Royal, ut its a bit too much for my budget. Are any of the >$30 decent or am I just stuck with something that falls appart if I stick to my budget? Any experience, anyone?
  13. Yeah, sorry. That's what i meant. I was excited because I finished an awesome one.
  14. Ooo sounds fun. I hate my Q hook... never got comfortable with it. But I migt dg it out and give it another try. The biggest I use is a Susan Bates N hook. Its my baby and it and my whole stash are far from me right now. (I'm taking care of a friend that hurt herself.) I do love the "crumple" stitch though.
  15. Yeah, I'm probably coming in on this late, but WOW! These are so much fun! Quick and instant gratification. I'm looking for more patterns for them, so far I've found a lion brand freebie, but does anyone have an sugestions? I bought a pamphlet for four patterns, but two of them are kinda ugly. Anyone else a bit crazy for them? They're super warm.
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