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christinanthemum

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About christinanthemum

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  • Birthday 05/10/1985

A Few Things About Me

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    A married teacher who loves to crochet
  • Location
    NC
  • Favorite projects
    new things
  • Crocheting since...
    since 2000
  1. I've sold at one for going on 2 summers now - the things that sell best for me are washcloths, topped kitchen towels, and snoods/hats. Some of the ideas I read here are wonderful though and I think I'll have to try a few others next year...
  2. I didn't skip any for the thumb-hole, the rows start and stop where the rounds did.
  3. I like the look of that! I'm into hats and warm-weather stuff (we're awaiting our 3rd snow storm this season) and look forward to working this up!
  4. Thanks! My favorite thing about it is the "no-sew", 'cause I just hate dropping the hook to sew ends together...
  5. No one else has tested this pattern, but I took my time writing it down, so.... Picture here No-sew Cabled Wrist Warmers Notes: worked mostly in rounds (pattern is written for the rounds to be continuous, but you can sl st and ch 1) you need to know how to do a (this link is a video...) Special Stitch *fpdc dec : keeping the last loop on the hook, fpdc in fpdc below and in next fpdc – pull through remaining loops on hook. Worsted weight yarn J hook Fits a small hand / wrist (no gauge) left wrist ch 20, sl st together (do not twist) Round 1: ch 1, sc in each ch (20 sc) Round 2: sc in each stitch around Round 3: sc in next 3 sc, fpdc around sc 2 rows down (skip sc behind fpdc here and throughout), sc in next sc, fpdc around next stitch 2 rows down, sc in next sc, fpdc around same stitch as last fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around sc 2 rows down, sc in remaining sc. Round 4: repeat rd 2 Round 5: sc in next 3 sc, *fpdc around fpdc 2 rows below, sc in next sc, repeat from * 3 times, sc in remaining sc Round 6: repeat rd 2 Round 7: sc in next 3 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, skip next fpdc and fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around skipped fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around last fpdc, sc in remaining sc Round 8: repeat rd 2 Round 9-11: repeat rds 5-7 incr Round 12: sc in next 16 sc, 2 sc in each remaining sc (24 sc) Round 13-16: repeat rds 5-7 Begin rows for thumb hole Row 17: repeat rd 5, ch 1, turn Row 18: sc in each stitch across, ch 1, turn Row 19: repeat rd 7, ch 1, turn Row 20: repeat Row 18 Rows 21-22: repeat rows 17-18 Begin rounds again Rounds 23-24: repeat rds 7 and 8 Rounds 25-26: repeat rds 5-6 Round 27: sc in next 3 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next 2 sc, fpdc dec, sc in next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in remaining sc Round 28: repeat rd 2 Finish off Right Wrist ch 20, sl st tog ( do not twist) Round 1: ch 1, sc in each ch (20 sc) Round 2: sc in each stitch around Round 3: sc in next 10 sc, fpdc around sc 2 rows down (skip sc behind fpdc here and throughout), sc in next sc, fpdc around next stitch 2 rows down, sc in next sc, fpdc around same stitch as last fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around sc 2 rows down, sc in remaining 3 sc. Round 4: repeat rd 2 Round 5: sc in next 10 sc, *fpdc around fpdc 2 rows below, sc in next sc, repeat from * 3 times, sc in remaining 3 sc Round 6: repeat rd 2 Round 7: sc in next 10 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, skip next fpdc and fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around skipped fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around last fpdc, sc in remaining 3 sc Round 8: repeat rd 2 Round 9-11: repeat rds 5-7 incr Round 12: 2 sc in next 4 sc, sc in each remaining 16 sc (24 sc) Round 13: sc in next 14 sc, *fpdc around fpdc 2 rows below, sc in next sc, repeat from * 3 times, sc in remaining 3 sc Round 14: repeat rd 2 Round 15: sc in next 14 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, skip next fpdc and fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around skipped fpdc, sc in next sc, fpdc around last fpdc, sc in remaining 3 sc Round 16: repeat rd 2 Begin rows for thumb hole Row 17: repeat rd 13, ch 1, turn Row 18: sc in each stitch across, ch 1, turn Row 19: repeat rd 15, ch 1, turn Row 20: repeat Row 18 Rows 21-22: repeat rows 17-18 Begin rounds again Rounds 23-24: repeat rds 15 and 16 Rounds 25-26: repeat rds 13-14 Round 27: sc in next 14 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in next 2 sc, fpdc dec, sc in next 2 sc, fpdc around next fpdc, sc in remaining 3 sc Round 28: repeat rd 2 Finish off I am a lefty, so if the "left wrist" pattern makes your right wrist, I'm the backwards one. I hope you enjoy! If you make it, please post a picture so I can see it. Any corrections please let me know.
  6. Ya know, I tried that for one month... and didn't get anywhere. I just know of so many things people want that I can't seem to look past... Maybe for the Olympic Games... I made two pairs of those... one that keeps me warm, the others are decorative. ^_^
  7. Wow, seems like it was a mostly productive weekend for y'all. My edited list... Piano scarf for mother (need yarn yet) Finish frames doilies for g-ma 8 hacky-sacks for boys at church (3 finished!) 5 of 6 purses for the little girls at church garter for SIL wedding... ???? for sister ???? for SIL Christmas
  8. Is it too late to join? I've got a pretty good list, and I've not been active on line since August (being a preachers wife and public school teacher will kill online time) but would love to join this CAL... My list is... Piano scarf for mother (need yarn yet) Finish frames doilies for g-ma (95% done) 8 hacky-sacks for boys at church (15% done) 5 of 6 purses for the little girls at church garter for SIL wedding... ???? for sister ???? for SIL Christmas y'all who have gotten stuff completed! We're only 5 days into the month, so you're doing GREAT!
  9. I'd seen pictures all over the place and decided I wanted to try my hand at one. This one was gifted to a friend who just got married. What do you think? Front View Back View I'm kinda excited about it, as it's my own design. I have a problem with patterns... they turn out just like one someone else has already made.
  10. from another N Carolinian!! Hailing from Hickory, I bid thee a great 'ello!
  11. I love Caron SS for my light lacy projects. In fact, I'll use it for all the snoods I make, it's wonderful. When working loose stitches it doesn't split much. I also love it for baby blankets because it's light and soft.
  12. I made a granny afghan with all my spare homespun yarn earlier this year and it turned out beautiful. I hope you enjoy making your scrap granny afghan and whatever else you feel like pulling together. I also did a scrap bunny.... just for yet another idea...
  13. My question is, once you cut it, how do you prepare the edge so it doesn't unravel...? Or do sweatshirts just work?
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