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Ellie 13

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About Ellie 13

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  • Birthday 02/13/1961

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  • Real name
    Ellen Boucher
  • Short bio
    Birthday: Feb./13/1961
  • Location
    North of Boston
  • Favorite hook type
  • Favorite projects
    Afghan and stuffies
  • Crocheting since...
    Since I was about 13

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  1. No scores yet ? Good. I finished the afghan . Sat. I did a MLK service project crocheting hats for charity. I took some skein/balls to donate. I donated 1 ball and 2 skeins (+ 5). I made 5 baby hats, I used 2 small skeins and a ball (+5). I took home 3 skeins and a ball (- 7). So I'll add + 3 to my score. WTD: + 8 YTD: + 14 Ellie 13
  2. I'm finishing a baby afghan for a grand niece/nephew due in March (I prefer not to know). I'll find out at the baby shower, Feb. 1st. More heart pins for friends and co-workers. Then I'll be making baby hats with my knit/crochet group. After that, anything goes. Ellie 13
  3. I got all the squares together and the 1st round of the border. I'll make the shell edge this weekend. I went to the knit/crochet group, I donated 2 skeins then I used a ball a baby hat (+ 5) . I went to Michael's and bought some more pins and plastic rings. I didn't let get in the basket. WTD: + 5 YTD: + 6 Ellie 13
  4. Got all the squares done and 30 of them together. I made some heart pins, used a small ball of red (+1) finally a point. My thumb/wrist started to hurt again, so I had to stop for awhile. I hope I can get the afghan done in time. Mon. I'm going to the knit/crochet group to work on hats/scarves/prayer shawls, whatever we decide, for charity. WTD: + 1 YTD: + 1 Ellie 13
  5. Count me in. I'm working on a baby afghan for a baby shower on Feb. 1st. I've got 30 squares done (6 more to go), but no used yet. The rainbow colors took about 1/4 (+/-) of 4.5 oz. skeins, the white is 14.1 oz. and the black is a 28 oz. Endless Impeccable. When I'm done, there might be enough left for 2 more baby afghans (or 1 large one). WTD: 0 YTD: 0 Ellie 13 HAPPY NEW YEAR !!
  6. I got home from my parents early enough today so I'm at the library. I decided if I donated to the knit/crochet group today instead of next week, I would get back on the plus side . I gave a skein, 2 1/2 skeins and 2 balls (+6 ), but I'm taking a skein of Bernat Blanket (- 2). I'm adding + 4 to my score, so now I have 0 for the week. WTD: 0 YTD: +115 Ellie 13
  7. Welcome. Go to the charities section and maybe you can get people to send hats or spare yarn/hooks. I make hats/scarves with my local knit/crochet group for the Mission of Deeds. Ellie 13
  8. Congratulations ! I have 2 new grand nieces, born on June 28th, the other July 4th. 1 will be 6 months in 2 days, the other will be 6 months in Jan. I also have another grand niece/nephew (won't know until the shower, Feb. 1st) due in March. I've seen lots of heart afghans. There's a book with afghans for each month/holiday (something like a "year of afghans" title). Search holiday afghans too. Ellie 13
  9. Last night I thought I made a mistake in my score, so I edited my post. I forgot to say that my mom gave me 3 skein of for Christmas (- 6). At Thanks Giving, she said I was worried about running out of white, so it gave her the idea. I got white, black and a multi gray/black , don't know if it's . I made 3 more squares after lunch while mom and dad napped. I rolled a skein down (+ 1) . If I finish at least 24 squares for the afghan (need 36) before Sat., I'll be back on the plus side. WTD: - 4 YTD: + 111 Ellie 13
  10. I haven't been her since Dec. 12th, but had 0 points anyway. I finished the penguins, made 5 more wreath pins and made 4 squares for the afghan. I only used 1 ball so far (+1). Since I started the afghan with full skeins, I should use more in next year's game. The baby shower is Feb. 1st, so I'll be working on the afghan every spare moment. WTD: + 1 YTD: + 115 Ellie 13 Merry Christmas ! Happy Hanukah
  11. Since Thanks Giving I've made 10 wreath pins, 4 hats, 3 penguins, 2 Christmas Stockings and finished the teddy bear. I used 3 balls and 2 small skeins (+7). Got all the Christmas stuff done, just have to wrap and send it. I have orders for 2 more penguins and I have to start squares for a baby afghan for a grand niece/nephew due in March. WTD: + 7 YTD: + 114 Ellie 13
  12. I know this is an old thread, but I think the back back stitches are called Camel Crochet (working in the back "hump"). The booklet I have does with it hdc or dc, so the front/right side of the piece looks like knit. I got the booklet in the mid 90's from Leisure Arts or Needle Craft Shop ( ). Back then I bought lots of books offering "new" crochet techniques/stitches. Ellie 13
  13. HAPPY THANKS GIVING !! TexasPurl, I love the pumpkins. I crocheted on the bus/subway ride to my parents on Wed. I finished a hat I started Mon. and made a baby hat. I used 2 balls and rolled 2 skeins down (+ 4) . My SIS and BIL are here too and we played games last night, so no . I got a little in when everyone slept after lunch , made 1/2 a hat. We'll probably play games again tonight. I'm staying until Sat. and we'll go shopping then (we don't do "Black Friday"). I might get some more in after lunch tomorrow, when my parents nap. WTD: + 4 YTD: + 107 Ellie 13
  14. Cute! The egg sounds cute too. I bet if you google crochet food you might get some more items. Maybe bacon or toast with butter/jam. Yarnspirations had a pizza slice, hot dog and hamburger Christmas ornaments. Maybe you could make a plate with bacon and eggs on it. Ellie 13
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