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greyhoundgrandma

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About greyhoundgrandma

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  • Birthday 04/10/1956

A Few Things About Me

  • Real name
    Mona
  • Location
    Mississippi Delta
  • Hobbies
    reading, crocheting, quilling, birding, gardening, photography
  • Favorite hook type
    Aluminum
  • Favorite projects
    dishcloths, scarves & afghans
  • Crocheting since...
    learned as a child

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  1. Hello from Mississippi! I mostly use acrylic; cotton for potholders and dish clothes. I've used a bamboo blend for scarves that had a really nice feel and drape.
  2. Hello from Mississippi! Practice is what it takes. In no time you be making all kinds of things.
  3. That's the kind of "I forgot" that I like. LOL
  4. I'm on the last round of Mary's sweater and have used 4 skeins, so I'm back to 0.
  5. Hello from Mississippi! Nice projects and real cuties wearing them.
  6. Check the big donut in blue moon. It's blue, not purple, but maybe? It's the only one I saw that was even close. https://www.michaels.com/caron-big-donut-o-go-yarn/10672271.html
  7. Mary Jo, I didn't know it was that long, but it doesn't really surprise me. My son missed a month of work in January of last year because his job requires a negative to return. He felt fine after about a week, but still had to wait for the negative test. We are really cold today (for us at least), just barely above freezing. It's going to be really cold the next three nights, but at least the days are getting warming. I'm really frustrated since I started taking a beta blocker for blood pressure. I've been hot natured for 10+ years but now my hands and feet are always cold, and I'm more o
  8. greyhoundgrandma

    Hoopoe

    I love him--so cute!
  9. Pam, how are your sister and her hubby doing? The mail brought 4 skeins of yarn today. That's 4 out of 8 skeins for making two of the mosaic blanket wraps. I watched the class for it last week but the yarn is clearance at Michael's--half price doesn't matter if they don't have it or it requires a 180 mile round trip to get it. I finally found one color on ebay and the other on etsy--paid way too much for it when you add postage to it, but I really like the project and the colors. So something else on my to-do list. -8 for the week so far
  10. Hello from Mississippi! For several years now we've had a number of young men from South Africa come to our area as farm workers. We rented a house to a farmer for two of his employees for about three years and they were very nice, polite fellows--very good representatives for your country.
  11. That is a hard color and it's so hard to really judge colors on the computer. 1: Have you looked at the browns (Topaz) in Bernat Super Value Yarn? https://www.yarnspirations.com/bernat-super-value-yarn/164053.html?dwvar_164053_color=Soft Gray&cgid=yarn#prefn1=brand&prefv1=Bernat&start=7 2: Herrschner's worsted 8 yarn in pecan isn't really it but is a lighter brown. https://www.herrschners.com/herrschners-worsted-8-yarn/ 3: This caramel: https://www.herrschners.com/premier-everyday-worsted-yarn/
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