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  • Patter I don't understand.

    I'm doing a pattern that says it is for beginners but I'm having a problem with the first row already. It says ch 32, row 1 ch1, turn, ch1, 1sc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 1, skip next ch, 1 sc in ch, repeat from * to end of row. I got it from the * on but I don't get ch 32 and then it says...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by termar30 on Aug 15, 2013
  • Re: The Official Petal Pullover Crochet-Along

    Hey, so things are looking up----I'm back from "a trip" to several LYSs & on my 5th stop, I bought 5 skeins of MerLin in "Crabapple"---which is a raspberry-red! It's a stand-out for sure! Red is my favorite color and so I'm swatching now--hoping to catch up to all...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by RuthT@18 on Jul 20, 2011
  • Re: The Official Petal Pullover Crochet-Along

    i actually just picked up enough hobby lobby sport, in a very similar pale blue, a couple of weeks ago for this same sweater :) i was thinking since is is 100% acrylic, i would actually work smaller guage rather than "to fit", to give some room for acrylic stretch & growth. thoughts?
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by teril4 on Jul 5, 2011
  • Re: The Official Petal Pullover Crochet-Along

    Hello. I've never done a crochet a long nor have I made something for me to wear! I've done baby sweaters, hats, booties, fingerless gloves as well as adult hats and scarves, a few shawls and afghans/coverlets galore over the past 40+ years. This pattern is beautiful and caught my interest. However...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by hkscher on Jul 5, 2011
  • Sprout Chains Shawlette HELP!

    Hi, i just picked up the pattern for the Sprout Chains Shawlette a few days ago. I got my Crochet So Fine book several months ago and absolutely LOVE it! I'm going to Italy in May and am currently using the trip as an excuse to make a very nice cover-up for those churchy-tourist attractions (no paper...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by dearose on Mar 24, 2011
  • Re: OFFICIAL SIDNEY'S SIDEWAYS SOCKS CAL

    I started working on my gauge swatch today. I have some doubts about this yarn as a good sock maker. It's a little scratchy. Granted, I'm sensitive to wool, but I have found some wools more irritating than others, and I imagine one would want soft fibers for a sock. I'm not making these for...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by MarceeC on Mar 17, 2011
  • Stitching Up The World!!

    Our group was started in March of 2010 and we knit, crochet or sew items that we can donate to different organizations. Our main project is to make caps, scarves and lap blankets for patients at local Cancer Centers in NH that are undergoing chemotherapy. So far we have donated 510 caps, 50 scarves and...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by cotecote on Feb 28, 2011
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S SHAWL CROCHET-ALONG

    Are there alternative yarns you would recommend for those of us who don't do merino? Is there a comparable baby alpaca or blend? Since you don't mention yarn weight is this 0 or 1? I guess the word "lace" gives it away, but just want to confirm before I purchase something other than...
    Posted to Crochet-Alongs (Forum) by algteacher on Dec 6, 2010