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  1. Am I the only one disappointed that all of Annie's crochet and knit patterns are now DOWNLOAD ONLY? Just saw their latest catalog. Charkitty
  2. Anyone interested in Tatting? The Handy Hands Tatting Newsletter contains several nice tatting patterns. If interested, please email me direct. First come, first served! Charkitty
  3. Free to anyone interested in Love of Crochet Magazine (Winter 2013 issue). Contains lots of nice patterns -- scarves, hat, cowl, gloves, sweaters (including man's sweater) and more. Free to first person who emails me their name and address! Charkitty
  4. Interested in your plastic canvas books (the $6 and $5). Unable to PM so contact me at charware@webtv.net if books still available. Thanks. Charkitty
  5. I don't know what the timeframe is for adding new patterns to CPC, but I do know it's definitely not twice a week. And that Cute Turkey 'featured pattern of the week' has been listed since before Thanksgiving! It's time for a change! All I can say is....Rachel, I miss you so much! Sorry, had to vent. I'll take my meds now. lol! charkitty
  6. Crochetfan: Please email me your address for the "Celtic Crochet" booklet. No PM's ...I cannot access. charkitty
  7. FREE to the first person who emails me: Annie's Attic "Celtic Crochet Accessories" patterns booklet #875524. Booklet includes 12 projects (shawl, cloche & bag, scarf & hat, footed lapghan, evening wrap, poncho, headband & pouch, poncho & scarf). If interested, please email me direct. With recent forum update, I can no longer access PM's. Please include your mailing address. Good luck! charkitty
  8. I'm having lots of problems with the upgrade. Had problems posting. Funny how change is rarely good, but we all learn to deal with it. charkitty
  9. Free Bernat knit and crochet booklets: Bernat "Wrapture" (includes knit & crochet patterns: Knit Capelet; Crochet Capelet; Knit Boa Bag; Knit Rectangular Shawl; Crochet Rectangular Shawl) - uses Bernat Boa and Eye Lash yarns. Bernat "Best Dressed" (includes knit & crochet patterns: Collar & Cuffs (K); Hip Handbag ©; Pom Pom Scarf & Purse (K); Openwork Poncho ©; Tube Poncho ©) - uses Bernat Envy & Disco yarns. If interested email me your address. First come, first served! charkitty
  10. Following free crochet booklets: American School of Needlework #1319 - "Sweetheart Baby Collection to Crochet" (includes: T-Shirt/Overalls; Cardigan & Skirt; Bonnet & Socks; Sweater & Pants; Afghan; Onesie) Annie's Attic "How to Crochet 'N Weave" (includes: Scarf; Hot Pad; Afghan; Coaster. First come, first served! charkitty
  11. $.50-$1.00 is more than fair price. I'm sure your yarn is in much better shape than the crappy/dusty/pilly yarn in my local Walmart which they sell for full-price! charkitty
  12. The bracelet will be in Camp.#15 book. I think Camp. #14 book is out now. I ordered it as a 'demo'. char
  13. Avon has a beaded wrap bracelet which is referred to as 'crochet'. Out of curiosity, I purchased one. Well, the bracelet definitely looks like 'macrame' (not crochet!) to me. Avon seems to have a difficult time correctly labeling items knit or crochet. I understand the term 'knit' can sometimes be used for crochet or knit, but macrame is a totally different thing. Has anyone else seen the bracelet? char
  14. What's the best "stiff" thread that requires little or no starching? I'm looking for a thread (to make earrings/necklaces) that's stiff and will not curl. Also what's the best thread for "drape"? Thanks! charkitty
  15. "3 hdc decrease into 1" means you are to decrease 3 hdc stitches into 1. Basically, you are turning 3 stitches into 1 stitch. EXAMPLE: insert hook into next stitch; yarn over and pull up loop; insert hook into next stitch; yarn over and pull up loop; insert hook into next stitch; yarn over and pull up loop; now pull hook through all loops on hoop; You have now decreased three hdc into one! Hope this helps! charkitty
  16. FREE Leasure Arts (#4202) pattern brochure includes 3 crochet patterns using Lion Brand Homespun: Jacket Afghan Wrap If interested, send me an email including name/address. charkitty
  17. The following KNIT patterns are FREE (patterns are the free flyer type patterns found in store yarn depts.) Bernat - 'Groovy Jacket' (uses Bernat Fur Out and Satin) Bernat 'Elegant Shell' (uses Bernat Matrix) Bernat 'Caplet' (uses Bernat Ping Pong) Bernat 'Baby's Hoodie' (uses Bernat Candyland) Paton 'Felt Knitting Needle Case' (uses Patons Classic Merino Wool) Patrons - Shawl (uses Patrons Allure) Prefer to mail patterns to ONE or TWO individuals. First come, first served! If interested, please email me. charkitty
  18. consumercrafts.com has beads (including Swarovski Crystal) and various other craft supplies. Can't beat the prices as well as the service! charkitty
  19. Recently while flipping through an Avon catalog, I noticed some cute little Christmas sweater ornaments that were obviously crocheted. However, they were listed as 'knitted' sweaters. I often see crochet items in catalogs/magazines referred to as 'knitted'. Since there are so few crocheted items, would it be asking too much to get it right? Just irritates me. Anyone else notice this? charkitty
  20. Too cute! Love the name Heiferetta! charkitty
  21. FREE - Crochet World Magazine (Aug. 2011). Has some cute patterns...doilies, amigurumi apple, watch band, scarf, shawl, shrug, etc. If interested, please e-mail me your address. charkitty
  22. I'm destashing and have FREE magazines to give away. I prefer to mail these magazines to one or two individuals. If interested, please email me your address. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!!! The FREE magazines are: ANNIE'S FAVORITE CROCHET - Oct. 2006 (includes shrug, caplet, scarves, jacket, and more) ANNIE'S FAVORITE CROCHET - Aug. 2006 (includes mini doilies, caplet, valance, bracelet, afghan, and more) HOOKED-ON-CROCHET - Aug. 2006 (includes afghan, baby set, purse, and more) HOOKED-ON-CROCHET - April 2005 (includes baby afghan, lace valane, sweater, necklace, and more) Good luck! charkitty
  23. Thanks for your help. Unfortunately I could not open/view the sites you suggested. However, I did contact Annie's Attic and they referred me to a help site which e-mailed me the following instructions for 'Mobius Twist' which I'm sharing with anyone interested: MOBIUS TWIST: Lay your chain out flat making sure that it is straight and that it isn't twisted. Bring the 2 ends together, side by side. Take the end that you are going to join in and turn it over completely so that the top of the chain is once again at the top. Now join in the first chain. It should now be twisted 360 degrees. charkitty
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