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  • Changing lanes

    I have made many afghans. I have two of Jan Eaton's wonderful books, (200 Crochet Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets, and 200 Crochet Blocks for blankets, throws and afghans) and I would like to change the afghan squares into thread squares to make a bedspread. I am using #10 thread and a 5 hook...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by JudyVinAZ on Apr 19, 2015
  • Error?

    This might be a silly place to post this, but I can't think where would be better. I can't tell if I've encountered an error or if I'm just not understanding a pattern. I'm looking at the PDF version of the "Blueprint Crochet" book (sold through this site), p 134, the Christin...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by outgribing on Apr 5, 2015
  • Please help me identify this stitch and how to make it

    Front of blanket Back of blanket This blanket dates from about 1960-70. I haven't counted but there are at least 25-30 colors It appears that whoever created it changed colors every 1-3 "stitches" and then tied the next color and left the threads hanging on the underside. The threads were...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by foodoglaster on Aug 14, 2014
  • How to make a square in a square...?

    Hi all. I'm making a blanket and I do what the pattern says. No turning and all the stitches I'm asked to do... However... there's something wrong... When done, I should have a square with a lot of squares inside.. like if you're drawing a square and inside that you draw another and another...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by actress on May 30, 2014
  • How to make a square in a square...?

    Hi all. I'm making a blanket and I do what the pattern says. No turning and all the stitches I'm asked to do... However... there's something wrong... When done, I should have a square with a lot of squares inside.. like if you're drawing a square and inside that you draw another and another...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by actress on May 30, 2014
  • Need Chromatic Hoodie pattern help

    I am trying to make a yarnie-test-piece of Chromatic Hoodie/ Annie Modesitt/ interweave crochet winter 2014`s Bobble patt and am stuck to row 2...or am not right "to where take the loop" Row 2 goes like: "working in front lp below top 2 lps *sc in next 5 sts,(make bobble) in next st; rep...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by LeenaN on Feb 20, 2014
  • Red Heart Christmas Stocking

    I am having a hard time understanding the first row of a pet Christmas stocking from red heart. The directions read. Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 31 ch, 3 sc in last ch, working on opposite side of ch work 32 sc; turn – 67 sc. I get right up until it says to crochet 3 single...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by astranger on Dec 9, 2013
  • sleeves too full/large

    How do I slim down the sleeves on a sweater without unraveling them and starting over?
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by Gail Matthews on Nov 23, 2013
  • Crochet Space Red Heart First Hat

    In the book Crochet Made Easy by Red Heart, the first pattern is called "First Hat." On the first row, I got up till where it says "1 spaces." I don't know how to do that, or what that means! And before that, after I did all of the single crochet, i did the 24 chain thinking not...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by Beginnercrochet on Aug 19, 2013
  • Double crochet sweater - width fine, but rows too tall...

    I am trying to crochet a toddler's sweater that should have tension of 10cm x 10 cm for 19 stitches and 23 rows (4.00 hook). This is my first crochet project (perhaps a little optimistic!), and I would be hugely grateful for some advice on where I am going wrong/how I can correct. It's a basic...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by smh230 on Jun 22, 2013