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  1. I love this!! What brand of yarn did you use? Fantastic job!
  2. Generally speaking, do the long strips in a mile-a-minute afghans have to be sewn together, or are they crochet joined? Any references to good patterns would be appreciated! (free, paid or book)
  3. My bff is expecting a baby girl - she thought her family (of boys) was complete years ago, and SURPRISE! I love it - so many baby things I want to make! The blanket pattern came from here:http://moderngracedesign.blogspot.ca/…/baby-blanket-free-pa… and the border is modified from Edie Eckman's Around the Border Book - #52 .http://www.ravelry.com/projects/skatters/baby-blanket
  4. Happy Sunday everyone! I have a question about working with cones of yarn. How do you stabilize it so you can work freely, so you don't have to stop and unwrap it all the time? Or have the cone flopping all around? I know I could ball it... but I really hate doing that. Is there some thing I can set it on? I have found that if I put the ball on the floor, the yarn pulls off the cone easier. But it still flops around. Any ideas? Am I missing something easy and obvious? Thanks gals!
  5. Thank you ReniC! That is exactly what I was looking for! Funny, I did mean that I wanted the pattern in American terms, just in the English language!
  6. Hi everyone! I am looking for a potholder/stitch pattern like this: http://handwerkjuffie.blogspot.com/2014/01/tutorial-potten-en-pannenlap.html I have tried to use Google Translate, but I can't seem to figure it out. I know that it is worked as two separate pieces somehow woven together while stitching the whole thing. If that makes any sense. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!
  7. I requested to join the FB group - using the name Kate W. I would love to participate as well.
  8. Hi everyone! I am putting out a cry for help. I am part of a group called Join the Love. We make afghans out of 6 inch squares and give them to parent who are suffering from the loss of a child. Sometimes we personalize the squares, other times they are just grannies. Generally whatever works for you! We are woefully low on volunteers, and our blanket requests have increased. And with the holidays approaching we fear that we will lose even more volunteers. Generally we complete one or two 6" squares. If you are interested, please check out Join the Love's facebook page, click on the "Notes" tab for information about helping! https://www.facebook.com/JointheLove.page Thank you!
  9. These made me giggle! You did a fantastic job - thanks for taking the time to share them with us!
  10. So adorable!! This is fantastic, really! Holiday 'ghans don't often appeal to me - but I love this! Thanks for taking the time to share it!
  11. This is fantastic!! One of my favorites, I think. I love the pattern used, the flowers are gorgeous! Well done!
  12. skatters

    my Birdies <3

    I love love love these!! I am going to purchase your pattern and make one very similar with the branches and such! Thanks for taking the time to share with us!
  13. Is there any word on the pattern for this yet??
  14. skatters

    Afghan For Sis

    This is GORGEOUS!!
  15. Sending you a message, Denise!
  16. Hi everyone! I am destashing multiple kitchen cottons. I am asking $30 + exact shipping. (shipping can be calculated here: http://postcalc.usps.gov/ - use 50325 for "shipping from" address and it would be approximately an 8 lb package. Usually around $10-15.) Comes from a non-smoking, pet loving house. I prefer Paypal, but will consider other methods. I will ship within 24 hours of receiving payment. Let me know if you have any questions! Sugar & Cream Stripes: Natural Stripes 2.5 Sugar & Cream : Damask Ombre 3 oz Bernat Handicrafter: Black Currant (grapey/purple) 9.6 oz (no label) Bernat Handicrafter: White No label – 6.4 oz Bernat Handicrafter Scents: Strawberry (hot pink) 12.5 oz Sugar & Cream: Lily Painted Desert (dark reds, greens, blues ombre) 1.95 oz (no label) 2 skeins - Sugar & Cream: Soft Ecru, 2.5 oz 2 skeins – Sugar & Cream: Hot Blue 2.5 oz 2 skeins - Sugar & Cream: Light Blue 2.5 oz Lion Cotton: Evergreen 5 oz Lion Cotton: Purple 5 oz Lion Cotton: Espresso 5 oz Lion Cotton: Cloves 5 oz Lion Cotton: Sagebrush 4 oz Bernat Handicrafter: Tangerine no label 3.95 oz Peaches & Cream Cone: Country Side Ombre 6.75 oz (weight includes the cardboard cone) Peaches & Cream Cone: White 15 oz (weight includes the cardboard cone) Peaches & Cream Cone: Faded Denim 12.75 oz (weight includes the cardboard cone) Peaches & Creme partial cone: unable to find color, but it is a peach, yellow, green, natural ombre. 6.15 oz (weight includes the cardboard cone) Bernat Handicrafter: Unknown color, white, country blue, red, yellow 1.50 oz ball – (no label) Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Twists: Cottage Twists 1.10 oz ball – (no label) Bernat Handicrater: Pink (I can't find the "official color". If it helps you to envision it, I used this color to make a Patrick hat - from Spongebob.) 1.85 oz ball – (no label)
  17. Hi everyone! I have 10 skeins of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Chunky available, in color 402 - Wheat. 8 of them still have the ball band on them. Two do not, but seem to be full skeins. All are the same lot number. Here is the ball band info: Color No: Wheat 402 Lot No: 28448 Hook recommended: K or 6.5mm, Needled recommended: 10.5 or 6.5mm 5 oz, 140 gms, 153 yards, 140 meters Acrylic: 86%, Wool: 10%, Rayon: 4% Product Care Instructions: Machine wash. Initial water temperature should not exceed 40C or 105F. Dry Clean, any solvent. No bleach product may be used. A machine dryer may be regularly used at the hottest available temperature setting. Item may not be smoothed or finished with an iron. Non-Smoking, Pet Loving Home. I am asking for $40 for all 10 skeins, and this includes shipping to the continental US. Paypal preferred, but will consider other forms of payment. Will ship out within 24 hours. Thanks for taking the time to look!! ** the picture only shows 9 skeins, but I found one more after I took the picture, for a total of 10!**
  18. I love this!!! It has to be one of my most favorite that I have seen yet!! Which brand of yarn did you use? Beautiful color choices!!
  19. this is beautiful!! and 21 blankets?!? you are a crocheting dynamo!
  20. I love this!! Not only is it a fantastic blanket - it's a wonderful story as well!! Your niece will never forget it!!
  21. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this!! It looks great!
  22. Thanks Judy and Mary Jo!! Both afghans look fabulous!! I think I am going to do the same, but instead of an afghan, I am going to make a pillow. It will give me experience working with more colors, give me a bit of flexibility on the back side - and I am pressed for time, so it will go faster!! Thanks for the information - I will be sure to share it when I am done!!
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