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  • Birthday 12/20/1983

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  1. Maybe you could shrink down my blanket square https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chanukah-afghan
  2. Two recent blog posts: Flashing my Crochet Stitch Dictionary Stash What There Is To Learn About Seaming Crochet
  3. I've released 4 new patterns over this month: Radio Waves Scarf Seamless keyhole scarf. Panacea Wrap It transforms from wrap to cowl. Simply Classic Mitts 5 sizes included. Onodrim Shawl One shawl to rule them all. Whether your skein has a little more yardage or a little less, instructions are included to make the most of the yarn you have. Includes crochet symbol diagrams.
  4. Oh! I didn't see it was on sale! Sorry the $5 discount is off the regular price, so if its on sale for more you get that lower price instead.
  5. I'm not sure if this counts as a sale or a coupon. My class, Seaming Crochet, just launched online on Craftsy. You can use this link for $5 off the class price. EDIT TO CLARIFY: $5 off the normal full price. If the class is on sale for more than that, you'll get the sale price instead.
  6. Pattern Information Pattern Description: A crocheted sock. Pattern gauge is 17 exsc (extended single crochet) and 10 rounds = 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches tall Pattern Style (written, symbol chart, etc.): Written Skill Level: Intermediate Yarn/Material/Tools Required: Sock weight yarn, D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge, 2 Stitch markers Tester Information Number of Testers Needed: 5 (prefer 1 per size); Sizes are 6.25 (7, 7.75, 8.75, 9.5) inches around and 8.5 (8.75, 9.75, 10, 10.75) inches long Approximate Time Required to Complete Proje
  7. Today on the blog: Ways to Add Color to Your Crochet http://poetryinyarn.com/blog/?p=1057
  8. I agree with Rose Red. There will be a problem if it's worked in the round. You could try turning after every round. Alternatively, I've seen doilies painted with thinned acrylic paint. Try that on a small swatch to see if you like the effect.
  9. >About pattern testing: Can I get testers prior to submitting the pattern >or do I submit to the publisher and let them test it? Published patterns, at least for magazines, are rarely tested, generally just tech edited. You are almost never submitting a finished pattern, generally just a swatch or photo and description. You might be able to have someone privately test a pattern for you, but keep in mind that you generally only have 4 to 6 weeks from acceptance till due date. >Can I submit a design for publication that I have previously posted >pictures of on the internet? Ge
  10. Book Review: Crochet Master Class: Lessons and Projects from Today's Top Crocheters by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss I posted a review for this book on my blog. Enjoy!
  11. The pattern is now available at www.poetryinyarn.com as a pdf download for $3.95. Use coupon code ThankCville from now till Nov 26th to get 20% off any one pattern on the website.
  12. Crochet and Crochetville are definitely two big things to be thankful for. From now till Nov 26, use coupon code ThankCville to get 20% off any one pattern at http://www.PoetryinYarn.com.
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