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Mar 26, 2017 11:44:09   #
I'm so pleased that you like your package. I really enjoy selecting and making items for these swaps!
Apr 23, 2016 20:00:40   #
Thank you for all of the kind remarks.
Apr 23, 2016 19:02:09   #
Your cards are so pretty! They'll be wonderful keepsakes!
Apr 23, 2016 18:45:37   #
Your cards are lovely! I'm know your friend will be thrilled with such a thoughtful gift.
Apr 23, 2016 18:43:02   #
What a wonderful Sunnbonnet Sam quilt! Your work is outstanding; a true piece of art!
Apr 23, 2016 18:23:57   #
jobikki wrote:
I am with you, I hate the central spine in triangle shawls. That's why I favor crescent shaped shawls. Also I don't like the long tail of triangle shaped shawls

My opinion as well.
Apr 23, 2016 18:19:56   #
It was knit alternating the variegated yarn and solid brown every 2 rows. Then the "valleys" on each end were filled in with crochet stitches of varying heights. Finally a border of 3 rows (brown, variegated, brown) of double crichet were added to complete the blanket.

Apr 23, 2016 18:08:35   #
Lovely hats! It's very nice of you to crochet for charity..
Apr 18, 2016 10:22:17   #
What a precious little angel she is! You couldn't go wrong with any of the lovely gowns--how special that you have family heirlooms lovingly created by three generations from which to choose!
Apr 16, 2016 13:24:03   #
sutclifd wrote:
I lost my place on written patterns, charted patterns.... until somebody introduced me to a tape, similar to post-it-notes, that you can cut to the appropriate length for your line, and move each time you finish a row. I buy mine at Staples, but I imagine whatever big box office supply store you frequent will have it. I think that's the only reason I've had the nerve to try Shetland Lace.

By keeping my patterns in clear plastic page protectors, I find the tape retain its tackiness longer.
Apr 13, 2016 15:49:39   #
LizR wrote:
I was wondering the same thing. We are truly an innovative bunch here. :)

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Apr 13, 2016 15:19:53   #
Give yourself a great big pat on the pack for spotting the errors and working out a solution!

I always have some of those safety pin-like stitch markers and crochet hooks in the notions pouch (small cosmetic bag) in my knitting bag, as well as in a bowl on my living room table. They've saved me hours of work many times over!
Apr 13, 2016 15:12:50   #
Good luck on Saturday!
Apr 13, 2016 15:10:36   #
Jessica-Jean wrote:
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Guess what? I still find I've done that, despite playing with yarn and sticks since 1954. Learn to recognize it, and to fix it; it's a safe bet you'll be doing it again.

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It happens to the best of us! As you progress/practice you'll be able to recognize errors, and by studying them a bit you'll be able to identify what went wrong and (hopefully) a potential fix without to much tinking or frogging. And by all means, don't hesitate to do as you have here, and ask for assistance when needed!
Apr 13, 2016 14:53:25   #
MarilynKnits wrote:
For knitting from the outside, I cut a hole in an orange juice container and put in the yarn. Keeps it from bouncing and I have the handle of the container to carry it around. It is cheaper than a lovely ceramic yarn bowl and won't break if I drop it.

MarilynKnits, what do you use to cover the cut edges so that they don't snag the yarn?
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