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Marci, I saw that booklet. However, those snuggies you made are probably wonderful anyway. And there's always other chirstmases.

dewbaby, that looks great!

Mine is still just yarn (except 2 skines I used for a vest and another I started something but probably won't finish...:blush). Maybe after christmas. I have an afghan to finish for a friend for christmas. I would love a crochet one for me. The fleece one I bought I don't like. It was a store brand one. It works to keep me warm, but I'd prefer a crochet one.:yes


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I am thinking about starting another snuggie, my mom requested one for Christmas this yr just need to see if I have enough yarn that matches or if I need to combine a couple diff colors. I am going to try and do this one from the top down and may try a HDC instead of the DC.

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I decide not to do a snuggie. I feel there is no reason for me to make one, no requests from someone else and I have so many afghans to cuddle in at home.


Either way, I think it's an awesome idea to make one instead of wearing a polyester or manmade version. :yes

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I'd really like to try to make one of these - I got the pattern and it seemed easy enough to do, even for someone new to crochet.


I'm using a slight smaller hook than was recommended, but the first few rows seem a bit looser than I expected.


I have a store-bought Snuggie that I received for Christmas, but like someone else said - it's pretty thin fleece and it also has a lot of static!

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This is the baby snuggly I made from a pattern at Coats & Clark's website. It had a lot of different patterns in all sizes. This was fast and quick. I love how it turned out. I made it with ILTY in peach.



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Can someone post the link to the pattern on Red Heart. The ones listed on the first few pages give me an error for the webpage?




This is where I found the one I'm using: http://www.coatsandclark.com/Crafts/Crochet/Projects/AfghansThrows/WR1838+Crochet+Snuggle+Up+Throw+with+Sleeves.htm

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I am about 20 rows into my 2nd snuggie, this one is for my mom for Christmas so I have plenty of time to get it done. I am using caron simply soft eco in Greenfields and Summer Rose then red heart super saver in Williamsburg Print.

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I just finished the sleeves on the first one and now I'm done with #1! :cheer


I'm about to start the second and I think I might just take up on the idea of crocheting the sleeves separately and whip stitching them on. I had to crochet one first just to get a "feel" for how it's done. Now that I know, I can take some liberties with the second one.



Here's what I've learned:

  • The body takes literally no time at all
  • I'll use a smaller crochet hook next time as the afghan really stretches and the gauge changed after about 10 rows
  • I'll probably whip stitch the sleeves on afterwards

On to the second one....


This is good to know. Thanks for sharing.

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I just finished my Snuggie!


Being a knitter, I am in shock at how fast this worked up. I only started it 8 days ago!


I did the entire thing in one color (a deep purple Red Heart brand, I don't have the exact name with me,) although seeing all the scrap-ghans people are making, I'd almost like to make a scrap Snuggie. :)


I agree with the person who mentioned starting from the top down. The sleeves get to be pretty cumbersome when you're trying to manipulate an entire blanket while working them.


Also, I used a smaller hook than originally recommended and I can still see even using one size smaller. Even with this gauge, it's still very comfy and warm!


I probably won't make another anytime soon, but maybe closer to Christmas if it seems anyone in the family is interested.

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I have all of the pieces finished but am having a difficult time figuring out how to put it all together.  I looks like the shoulder and collar parts don't match up and if I line them up it twists the section.  Is this correct?  I am becoming very frustrated whit this. 

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Welcome to the 'ville!

I have a suggestion to help you navigate this site - you have posted in the 'crochet along' section.  There is another section specifically for asking for help on a specific pattern.  Scroll up to the top of this page, where it says "forum", to get to the main page.  You will see sections separated by blue bars - Town Hall, Crochet Patterns, Crochet Help.  If you post in one of the sub sections under Crochet help, your post will get more attention.  The crochet-along section is for people who decide to make 1 specific pattern chitchat about their progress, so people who aren't in a crochet-along might not look in this section to help you.

Can you post a link to the pattern you are working on?  Don't post the entire pattern here, that would be a violation of copyright.  If it's a free pattern, it would be easier to help; if it's a paid pattern, looking at the pattern photo if there's a link to it online would help to see how it is constructed (if it's in a book or mag, tell us the name of the pattern and the name of the book--we might be able to find some tidbit about it on the net).  Also, if you could take a photo of the pieces you have made, and are trying to match up, it might help as well.

Edit, is it one of the Red Heart pattern ones ?  edit - just realized the last 2 photos looks like there's collar, but it's just the blanket folded over

http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/everyone-can-snuggle (probably not, no collar)


http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/crochet-baby-snuggle-sleeves  (baby version of above)

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