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adultramblings

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About adultramblings

  • Rank
    Villager
  • Birthday 03/06/1976

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  • Real Name
    Anastacia
  • Location
    MA
  • Interests
    crocheting, travel, collectibles, animals
  • How long have you been crocheting?
    1982
  • Favorite things to crochet
    clothes
  • Favorite Hook
    Wood
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    Lots of links

    Oh thank you, that's a new to me site!
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    How about a challenge?

    Well, I can't NOT buy yarn, but, I'm thinning down my yarn. Since I started recycling sweaters I'm getting much more into natural yarns/higher end stuff. I'm going to be donating about 40 pounds worth of yarn, and I'm still keeping about 120 pounds of acrylic. I am trying to get down to 100 pounds worth of yarn, but it's so hard!! I only use acrylic stuff now for charity/afghans/and things like hook holders & the occasional bag that'll get a lot of use, or sometimes sweaters if it's something that'll get washed & worn a lot. Anything I make for my mom is acrylic because she won't take care of anything. Of course I don't make a lot for her, as she doesn't appreciate anything I make anyways. Okay, now I'm whining....
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    What's Your (Crochet) Passion?

    Worked for me, my passion is felted bags right now.
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    How can they do this?

    The nerve of some people. I wanted to email her so bad. My parents sold an Alf doll with a grilled cheese sandwich that he "made" on ebay. The sad thing is, they actually SOLD it! For some odd reason the winner didn't actually want the sandwich, just the alf doll.
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    Felting patterns for crochet?

    I have some info about felting bags up at my blog. Basically any simple bag can be felted. Just remember to crochet much looser than you normally do: in order to felt properly items must be made loosely. Oh, and make sure when you felt, to throw your item in with a pillowcase. I just made another little mini bag yesterday & felted it. I hate out it came out, though - I used DC instead of SC to see ho it would come out, and it's okay, but not nearly as nice as sc. I'm actually going to cut off the strap & I'm just going to use it as a clutterbag either in my bathroom or on my side of the bed.
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    [ENDED] Summer Secret Pals - PLEASE READ 1ST POST

    Yeah! Today's the 25th! Last day for sign-ups! I'm not excited, oh, no! In the meantime I'm keeping busy recycling sweaters & thinning out my stash. You should see how much yarn I'm thinning out... that's what happens when I really turn into a yarn snob!
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    How about a challenge?

    That's totally me to a tee right now, too. Last weekend I was able to get 4 sweaters for $8.50, not great, but not bad when you consider how much yarn I netted after frogging. I went out looking today but came home with no sweaters to frog, but a skein of Lamb's Pride bulky for 49cents did come home with me. I buy a lot of yarn this time of year from yard sales, auctions, flea markets,thrifting, etc etc etc & then I don't buy too-too much over the winter. So, I'm definitely NOT in!
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    [ENDED] Summer Secret Pals - PLEASE READ 1ST POST

    And I thought I was the only one doing that!
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    what I made today/purse

    Oh, I'm so glad somebody likes it! DH says he did, too, but what does he know?LOL. It's the hobo bag pattern from freepatterns.com. Somebody's blog (sorry, I forgot who) mentioned they made one, and I love backpacks so I checked out the link. I was planning on making it a backpack, but... I just can't leave patterns alone!
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    what I made today/purse

    More details & another pic at my blog (link in sig). I'm not sure I like this one! I'm not sure how well the colors go together & it just feels so lightweight... not sure what I'm going to do with it, either.
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    Kool-Aid dyeing this weekend...

    Don't forget about food coloring (my personal favorite, and cheaper than kool aide) or easter egg dye. I haven't tried easter egg dye yet, but I stocked up after Easter this year. I think I bought 10 kits!
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    baby booties aka toddler socks?

    Thank you!
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    List Your Blog Here

    http://www.grannysquarewoman.blogspot.com
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    Spring Flower Bracelet - EDITED

    Oh my, that is the cutest thing!
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