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About shelly_bean

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  • Birthday 04/03/1978

A Few Things About Me

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  • Short bio
    I am a SAHM with three kids and two dogs
  • Location
    [El Paso, Texas]
  • Hobbies
    Crocheting ( of course) Reading, listening to music, watching reality tv (what can i say addicted )
  • Occupation
  • Favorite hook type
  • Favorite projects
    hats, shawls, baby blankets
  • Crocheting since...
    since 1987-88 ( i think )
  1. I haven't been able to find it in stores. I found it on Amazon, but the cheapest was 30 dollars and am maybe hoping for one a bit cheaper. Thank you.
  2. I did the 5 1/2 hour throw with 3 strands. ohh emm gee. my hand hurt like crazy afterwards.. i like the single strand look. very nice.
  3. yes!!!!!!!!!!!1 Thanks sooo much, i don't have it bookmarked on my lap top and am too lazy to start the desk top. thanks again!!
  4. Someone once posted a link with a database of all the Annie's attics FPOD. But I can't find it here [search button is messing up] and I can't remember what it is called. Anyone know what i am talking about?
  5. That is kinda my problem I feel like it is just not the 'right' shade. I want something a bit richer i guess. Next time I think i may just use the charcoal and pink rather then brown.
  6. me too but these are quite easy, if you need any help let me know. http://www.mypicot.com/mc1005.html its in PDF form and chart i also extend my help if you need it to read/translate the pattern. Its really easy once you get the hang of it.
  7. honestly I don't know if that is true or not. I sometimes forget to blog regularly. But I try and do so at least 1x a week but sometimes I have been known to blog once a day for a week. just depends. Mine is not just crochet but also about me often I post pics I take stuff like that.
  8. wow that is really pretty. All her work looks amazing.. Makes me wonder if they are her own design.
  9. i counted on it being bigger because of the yarn difference and hook difference but it is really long. My big problem is the pattern itself. it just doesn't seem to sit well. I frogged it because it was just bugging me and i wanted to use the yarn for something else. But I was hoping maybe someone else had made it so I could see pics.
  10. I started this project.. Well first I couldn't find Bernat baby, so I decided to just utilize the baby bee yarn. and a size F hook... Its Huge! i chained the 316 and its like sooooo big.. Then as i am working the pattern the ch 3's in the pattern are kinda bunching up and basically it looks NOTHING like the picture.. has anyone finished one of these and possibly have a pic of your FO? I can't really tell from the pic on the site if it will turn out that way, but wow is this going to be a pretty big baby shawl if I keep it up at this length. http://www.bernat.com/pattern.php?PID=174
  11. your name says it all. ok that makes sense.thanks a bunch!!!
  12. how do you find the repeat stitches in a written pattern. that is my problem, in a chart it's pretty easy to do but written not so much.
  13. kinda sorta, that is just what my friend requested since they didn't have nursery colors at the time. http://www.mypicot.com it's in the free section under multi color. I love their patterns. very different.
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