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Kayla Jackson

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    bags, afghans

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  1. Oh, and I was able to open that gnome link on my iPad in Safari... so I don’t think it’s a no Chrome problem.
  2. I did manage to find this: https://www.etsy.com/listing/640344073/garden-gnomes-crochet-pattern?ref=shop_home_active_15&crt=1 . It’s not free, but it’s the only thing I could find in English, and it’s TWO of the gnomes! Maybe it will help you guys also!
  3. Looking for a pattern for this gnome I found on Pinterest, but the link only had the picture and nothing else. My husband loves gnomes and the muppets, and this one looks like a muppet gnome! Any help would be great!
  4. I was wondering if I could do that, and you figured it out and answered my question. Problem solved, thanks! I’ll definitely post pictures when I get it done.
  5. Wow, do you have a pattern? I think it would be awesome in gold or silver!
  6. I did think of, though, making two of the first link, putting batting inside, and crocheting it together. Not sure if that’ll work though.
  7. Well, I was thinking of a puffy shape, which is why I said amigurumi lol, and the tree will be the size of a regular Christmas tree, so bigger- around the size of a regular tree topper. But thanks for the ideas, and keep thinking if you want to!
  8. I’m looking for a pattern to make a large mid century modern star for a Christmas tree topper. Our tree is going to have that theme this year, but it’s going to be a flat on the wall tree. So I was thinking that an amigurumi (sp?) star would be perfect, but I can’t find a mid century pattern (something like the pictures I added). I only found two flat patterns, but they are not amigurumi, and one is small. Here’s what I found: 1. https://www.mamtamotiyani.com/product/star-of-aruba-crochet-flag-pattern 2. https://www.petalstopicots.com/crocheted-star-of-bethlehem-ornament/ Anyone have any ideas?
  9. My dad is having back surgery because of a tumor on his spine/back and I want to make him a prayer shawl with pockets so he can hold all the small things that he would need and not have to get up to get them. I’d like the pattern to be free or inexpensive, not a scarf, and either be manly or be able to adapt for a man. (I did see one topic about this here, but it was from 2016 and all the links people gave are broken.)
  10. Okay, the granny rows were 3 dc, skip 2, 3dc. Multiple of odd forked cluster stitch: any number, +2 for base chain (brown, just started) Multiple of herringbone double crochet: again, any number, +2 for base chain. (Yellow) Multiple of offset v stitch: 3 sts, +1 (add 3 for base chain) (burgundy) (regular dc v stitch is multiple of 2) Multiple of granny stripe: 3 sts, +2 (green) The table runner should be 84” long and 16” wide. What do you think the math should be? Obviously, I did it wrong- I’m not a crochet beginner, but apparently I am appallingly bad at the math for making my own pattern! 🙄🤯 oh, and 66 was just a number I calculated based on the multiples but we know my math was off so feel free to substitute whatever number works best with the stitches and size of the project. Or should I just find two more “any number” stitches in my book and do those instead of the v and granny? Or how about using the same stitch all through and just changing colors? What’s your opinion?
  11. I’m making my mom a table runner for Mother’s Day, and it’s in a stitch sampler style, using granny rows, the v stitch, herringbone double crochet, and odd forked cluster stitches. However, it’s curving dramatically, and I’m not sure if it’s because I have so many different stitches, if I am adding stitches, starting with the wrong number of stitches, or if my starting chain was too tight. Or maybe something else entirely. I’m not a beginner, and usually my work doesn’t go all rainbow on me... but I’m not sure what I should do. Did I maybe do the math wrong at the beginning? If I am not using compatible stitches, could you suggest which ones to use?
  12. Maybe I think it’s modern ‘cuz chevrons are coming back lately lol while ripples/waves just remind me of the 70s and all those afghans made in the ugly colors of the decade.
  13. How do you crochet sharp chevrons and not wavy ripples when you crochet a blanket? (Chevron in the first pics, ripple in the last one) Is it how many stitches you add between increases and decreases, the increases or decreases themselves, or what? I like the sharp chevrons, not so much the ripples, because the chevrons seem more modern, while the ripples are more retro. Maybe it’s just me I'm new to ripple/chevron crocheting and wanted to crochet a blanket, but also make sure I do it right lol. So I wanted to make sure I get chevrons and not ripples.
  14. How do you crochet sharp chevrons and not wavy ripples when you crochet a blanket? (Chevron in the last pics, ripple in the first one) Is it how many stitches you add between increases and decreases, the increases or decreases themselves, or what? I like the sharp chevrons, not so much the ripples, because the chevrons seem more modern, while the ripples are more retro. Maybe it’s just me I'm new to ripple/chevron crocheting and wanted to crochet a blanket, but also make sure I do it right lol. So I wanted to make sure I get chevrons and not ripples.
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