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Roxiegirl

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  1. Where's the best (and affordable) place to get good yarn for dyeing?
  2. How long does it take to hand spin a skein? I'd assume a long time
  3. Is it cheaper to spin (& maybe dye) your own yarn? That may be variable- Cheaper than red heart, lion brand, or Caron simply soft? Patons, cascade? High end (Ive never bough super pricey yarn so Idk the names)! Spinning tools are most definitely more $$$$ but in the end can you save anything?
  4. I was on pinterest today, found a beautiful stitch listed as "Russian bump stitch". I was so excited, it's really pretty and fun! So I clicked the link and the entire site and pattern in in Russian . Gosh http://domihobby.ru/499-uzor-shishechki-kryuchkom.html
  5. Thanks everyone, you're a big help!! Tnkycrochetnut- thanks for your thoughts, very helpful. I've loved using Caron simply soft. It's a great yarn and very affordable. Plus you get a good amount of yarn And knowing about your cold neck is helpful because I'm also really interested in the cowl patterns from tickledpinkknits:http://www.etsy.com/shop/AtelierTPK Having long hair your dont think of bald woman's neck being cold
  6. Thanks! You guys have me thinking I've just moved so I don't know a lot of places. I'd have to look around but I'm in a very large area so it's definitely possible You know as I think about it, some of that hats I'd like to make would probably be loved by woman with cancer at the local hospitals (I know chemo caps has guidelines) I'd to find a pattern for hats like these: http://www.etsy.com/search/handmade?search_submit=&q=mojospastyle&view_type=gallery&ship_to=US
  7. I used to crochet A LOT and made tons of things for people I knew and different charities. Life got in the way and i stopped crocheting. Now things are slowing down and I'm feeling like I want to start crocheting again. I see so many beautiful things on etsy and pinterest! My only thing is that while they are so pretty, fun, and whimsical, they aren't all that practical or something many people would wear. I'd hate to work so hard on something that sits in a room. Any ideas of what can be done with the more whimsical or * high fashion things I make?? And i feel guilty if I not doing something to help others with it, like it's selfish to crochet things for the pleasure of pretty!
  8. I googles broomstick & its totally possibly she does something like that. I may even give it a try just for kicks!
  9. Thank you guys! I'm going to try drawing up loops & see what happens. I'm also going to find out what a daisy wheel is and how to use broomstick hook!
  10. Yeah, she said she didn't want to give it away. Some people don't like to share their design secrets. kindof like cooking...a family recipe is a family secret!
  11. Does anyone know how to make this stitch? I'd love a scarf like this but can't figure the stitch out. It's a little different than a normal popcorn/puff/bobble. If you enlarge the picture you'll see a number of chains in the back of the stitch. Any ideas? http://www.etsy.com/listing/56807806/multibubble-scarf-marble http://www.etsy.com/listing/56807806/multibubble-scarf-marble
  12. Not yet, I just found the site but I definitely plan on it!
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