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About DogCatMom

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  • Birthday 08/28/1961

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  1. Look up "Yarn Barn" on a search...many, many shops have this name! Here's just the first one in line: http://www.yarnbarn-ks.com/ The Happy Hooker, by Debbie Stoller: http://www.knithappens.com/content/view/15/1/ Now, I've got a yearnin' to be yarnin' and I'll see y'all later! DCM
  2. I have a couple of ideas about the term "half single crochet," but getting all my thoughts out will take a few minutes.... In each case below, I'm providing the complete list of terms as each book has published it. First, The Happy Hooker, by Debbie Stoller, published 2006. On page 44, she gives the following glossary for American and British English crocheters: American British Slip Stitch Single Crochet Single Crochet Double Crochet Half-Dbl. Croch. Half Treble Crochet Double Crochet Treble Crochet Triple Crochet Double Treble Double Triple Tr
  3. I have mixed handedness, which means that *every time* I learn a new skill, I need to learn which hand it goes with. Today, for example, I started working with an improvised nostepinne (wooden spoon, in my case). I started winding in the "approved, demonstrated manner" as shown on multiple Internet/YouTube videos: nostepinne in left hand, yarn in right. After about 30 to 40 minutes of slow going in the car--I had nothing else to concentrate on but the yarn from this ohmygodterrible commercial skein--I decided to flip the spoon and hold the "business" end of it in my right and guide the
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