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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
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The following patterns will be added to our Free Patterns soon.
LITTLE FAT SCRUNCHIE
SHOO FLY GLASS TOPPER
Thanks to Cindi from TN for telling me I had a typo in this pattern.
Thanks to JoAnn and several other viewers for writing me about this pattern.
I had made a typo which has since been corrected.
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Crochet From Start To Finish*ing
Classic Crochet:Granny Squares
Knitting, Crochet & Quilting/Basics
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WARM HEARTS WARM BABIES
THE AFGHANS FOR ANGEL PROJECT
HEART TO HEART ANGELS
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CROCHET STITCH, TECHNIQUE or TIP
(A different crochet stitch and/or tip featured in each issue...
to be added later to the Crochet Basics page)
If you know of any stitch I have omitted from our basics pages please drop me a line.
Stitch Idea submitted by
Collector and Irish Crochet Roll Artist
Irish Crochet Roll Stitch: Instead of YO'S I actually roll the thread onto the hook as it originally was done with a "needle" Many of the crochet instructions do not tell you that you "must hold on to all 20 loops" and slide toward the hook, catch your thread and pull through all 20 loops. Just as you pass the hook through the first loops on the roll you can let go of the loops to finish the stitch. This why it was called a ROLL stitch. I use both hands in doing the roll stitch. The left hand does the rolls while the right hand holds the hook. The clone or roll stitch can be done on any crochet hook of today and the roll stitches are done on the "finger hold" of the hook. This makes it so that the "loops" are loose enough to pass the hook through the loops. This information may help some crocheters that are having difficulty in doing rhe rolls. By the way, the reason that the hook is also called a "needle" is because originally the crochet was done on a needle where the "eye" of the needle was broken out in one spot so that it looked like a hook, then the sharp point was put in a cork for a handle. There was no hook manufactured fine enough to use the lacemakers threads which were a thousand times finer than any threads we have today. The first hooks manufactured for Irish crochet were so bad that the instruction were if you found one that would work you needed to "mark" that hook and use nothing else.
ILLUSTRATED BASIC CROCHET INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BEGINNER:
HOW TO DO A STARTING CHAIN
SINGLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
HALF DOUBLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
DOUBLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
TRIPLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
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NOTE: Any comments left on the CNM website or sent via email may be posted here.
I'd Like to know if you have any more pattern stitches like the somerset
pattern. I used this stitch to crochet my grand daughter an afghan and I
loved the stitch because it was a tight stitch and I'd like to find some
more like it. Thank You. Joanne Turner
> reply <
I'm so glad you enjoyed the somerset stitch!
Tina B. submitted that stitch idea for our August 15th issue.
If you find any interesting stitches or patterns in your
searches I'll be happy to list them also.
See what you think about the stitches linked on this page:
Just wanted you to know that I did make a set of the Scalloped Coasters and
it turned out correctly for me. My mother loved them.
There's no better newsletter or site than CrochetNMore!!! Keep up the good work
RE: Heart Afghan Square
Just wanted to let you know that I am making a baby blanket with your pattern. I am using white for the background and light pink for the heart. It looks so cute. I haven't found any errors with your pattern so far. Its wonderful. Thank you so much for posting it! J
RE: Star Choker
Thank you for the explanation. I like the pattern but didn't know what to do. I should have asked you when I asked before but I guess you could put necklace pieces to make the ends instead of tying them? Do you know what I mean? There are pieces you can buy at the store and I used them before on a crocheted bracelet to keep it together and one screws into the other, just a thought!
>> Reply <<
You're welcome... yes, you could add a hook and eye closure, snaps or a necklace loop & clasp. I decided to tie the one
I made so it would be sure to fit everyone but a custom fit would be great!
RE: Dog Sweater Pattern
Actually, these are beautiful sweaters for those that like to dress
their pets. To keep them truly warm, they need their chest internal
organs covered. So I'd inform people that these can be worn inside in
colors and festive novelty clip-ons for every season and holiday! Cats
sure don't seem to mind them!
Again, the unadoptables and special needs pets thank you!
Have been a subscriber for several years and love it!
Thanks for sending this God-given newsletter-What an encouragement!!!!!!!!
I receive your newsletter each month and always enjoy it. I am currently conducting a Christmas ornament exchange in which I am trying to exchange a handmade ornament with someone from each of the fifty states. This year I hope to complete my exchange. When it is complete with an ornament from all fifty states, I plan to call it the "Unity Christmas Tree". I would like to have it ready to display at our annual community open house the second week of November.
I have ornaments promised from all states except New Hampshire, Delaware, and Hawaii. (I would also like to have one from Washington D.C. Even though it's not a state, it's still a very important part of our government.) I was wondering if you know handcrafters from these states if you could forward the website URL along to them, and they might like to have their ornament represent their state on the Unity Christmas Tree.
I'm getting so close to my goal. I hope you will be able to help.
Teresa from Tennessee
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By Cylinda Mathews
My personal pet peeve is to find an error at the very end of
a big pattern. About 6 years ago, I chose a lovely tablecloth
pattern from either a Magic or Decorative Crochet magazine
to make for my mom. On the last two rnds, after months of
working on this cloth, I found an error. Because these patterns
are in symbol crochet, and the edge of the cloth was hidden in
the picture, I had to design my own edging. My other pet peeve
is an error at the very beginning. If you can't figure it out, or
contact the designer, you can't even begin!
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AFTER a Senior Moment... "Oh," sighed A Man's wife one morning, "I'm
convinced my mind is almost completely gone!"
Her husband looked up from the newspaper and commented,
"I'm not surprised: You've been giving me a piece of it every day for forty years!"
When my husband and I arrived at an
automobile dealership to pick up our car, we were
told that the keys had been accidentally locked in it.
We went to the service department and found a
mechanic working feverishly to unlock the driver's
side door. As I watched from the passenger's side,
I instinctively tried the door handle and discovered
it was open. "Hey," I announced to the technician,
"It's open!" "I know," answered the young man,
"I already got that side."
I was at the airport, checking in at
the gate, when the airport employee asked, "Has
anyone put anything in your baggage without your
knowledge?" I said, "If it was without my knowledge,
how would I know? "He smiled and nodded knowingly,
"That's why we ask."
The stoplight on the corner buzzes
when it is safe to cross the street. I was crossing
with an intellectually challenged co-worker of mine,
when she asked if I knew what the buzzer was for. I
explained that it signals to blind people when the
light is red. She responded, appalled, "What on earth
are blind people doing driving?"
I was signing the receipt for my credit card purchase
when the clerk noticed that I had never signed my name
on the back of the credit card. She informed me that
she could not complete the transaction unless the card
was signed. When I asked why, she explained that it was
necessary to compare the signature on the credit card
with the signature I just signed on the receipt. So I
signed the credit card in front of her. She carefully
compared that signature to the one I signed on the
receipt. As luck would have it, they matched.
Junk is something you've kept for years and throw away three weeks before
you need it.
By the time you can make ends meet, they move the ends.
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