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jillkap

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About jillkap

  • Rank
    Villager
  • Birthday 06/04/1985

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  • Real Name
    Jill
  • Ravelry ID
    jkrochet
  • Location
    Syracuse, NY
  • Interests
    Taking care of my birds, sewing, exercising, reading
  • Occupation
    Elementary Teacher
  • How long have you been crocheting?
    2010
  • Favorite things to crochet
    Afghans, Hats
  • Favorite Hook
    Wood
  1. jillkap

    Sealife Afghan for baby

    Here is the link to the pattern for anyone wondering http://www.citiusa.com/under-the-sea-crochet-afghan-pattern-downloadable/
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    Bavarian crochet afghan

    This came out beautifully!!!
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    Sports Team Baby Afghan

    Thanks everyone! I can make it for myself if I needed it, but I can't make any logos to sell or share because it is a copyrighted issue Otherwise I would be happy to!
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    Sports Team Baby Afghan

    I made this NY Giants afghan for a teacher I work with that is having a baby girl next month She is a huge Giants fan (as am I!) so I was very excited to make it! I used hot pink instead of red and gave it a fun ruffle border. I LOVE how it turned out! I kind of want to make a bigger one for myself Thanks for looking!
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    In need of a super simple hexagon

    You're welcome
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    In need of a super simple hexagon

    This is a hexagon I made and put together to make a turtle shell-like piece I used caron simply soft and they were about 4 inches across Begin with a magic ring (or ch 4 and join to beginning chain... if you do it this way though you might have a larger whole in the center) Rnd 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc, turn. (tighten center whole in ring) Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc, turn - 12 sc. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 3 sc in next sc, * sc in next sc, 3 sc in next sc; rep from * around, join with sl st in first sc, turn - 24 sc. Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each of the first 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, * sc in each of the next 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc; rep from * 4 more times, sc in last sc, join with sl st in first sc, turn - 36 sc. Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each of the first 3 sc, 3 sc in next sc, * sc in each of the next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc; rep from * 4 more times, sc in each of the last 2 sc, join with sl st in first sc, turn - 48 sc. Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc, turn. Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each of the first 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, * sc in each of the next 7 sc, 3 sc in next sc; rep from * 4 more times, sc in each of the last 3 sc, join with sl st in first sc, turn - 60 sc. I changed colors but you obviously don't have to Hope this helps!!
  7. jillkap

    Weaving in ends

    I think I might need glue. It's Lionbrand wool ease, it's pretty soft. I took the end and wove it in vertically instead of through a row of sc, thinking it wouldn't pop out that way. I think you're all right, also that they are popping out because they are stretching so much. So fabric glue should work out ok?
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    Weaving in ends

    Hi all I made a pair of gloves for a friend, they are the kind with the finger tips left off, and she has had them for about a week now. She showed them to me today and almost all of the ends that I THOUGHT I wove in securely enough were coming out This is the first time I've ever made these kind of gloves. There are a lot of ends (2 per finger) and the gloves stretch fine enough to fit on her hand well, but I just don't know how to weave these ends in enough so that they won't slip out every time she wears them. They are made with all sc I'm stumped! Any suggestions on what I should do?
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    Starghan

    This is so beautiful!
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    How to crochet baby blanket together?

    I do mine the same way
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    Just learning in CNY

    HI Barb! I'm Jill, I live in Elmira I think you are kind of close to me! (I just moved here this summer) Welcome to the 'ville!
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    when "donating baby hats" questions.......

    Thank you so much for sharing that article! It really give you a lot to think about Especially the color choices! Here is the link to that information: http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/preemie-clothing-tips.html
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    Baby Afghans

    These are so beautiful! They are just going to love them Where did you find the pattern for the first one? (the multi-colored squares) That one is my favorite!
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    Need Help with Gloves

    I think I figured it out, the "left hand" instructions were written much more clear... they still ended up being too small though, even after I went up 2 hook sizes! Back to the drawing board...
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