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CLOWN LCD RUFFLE
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AFGHANS FOR AFGHANS
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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.
I've crocheted afghans off and on for many years. The hardest part for me
is the edging. Are there any patterns out there or books on how to edge
neatly? I would appreciate your help. And thank you very much.
Courtesy of Gina Daniels
There are books on just about everything but you can learn the
same online most of the time. I use a few different edgings for my afghans.
For a feminine edging...
Ruffles are easy... just work an even edge of single crochet stitches
placing 3 stitches in each corner... then work 2-3 treble stitches in each
single to make a ruffle... the more stitches in each single... the more
ruffled the edge will be.
For a masculine border I like the reverse single crochet as it gives a
rolled look to the edge.
You can also alternate front and back post double crochet stitches for a
nice look that could be feminine or masculine.
The Sasha's Picot Edging pattern on my site:
may be just what you need... you could join it to the blanket as you go.
The project will look nice if you do a straight single crochet border first
(1 single per hole and 3 in each corner), then add the edging to that.
The following page contains links to numerous types of edging patterns:
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)
Courtesy of mgcherry
I use an old (top fold) eyeglass case to carry hooks, scissors, pencils &
tape measure. This way I can find what I need easily as these small
items tend to get lost in my project bag.
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Hi! We love your dog sweater pattern and so does our little buddy Rudy! Attached is a picture of him in his new sweater. Thanks for the pattern!
Summer & Amy McCabe
RE: CNM Newsletter Comments
Just wanted to tell you how much I am enjoying the newsletter and all of the patterns especially the Hotpad you just do OUTSTANDING WORK Sweetie. I hope you plan on more hotpads/potholders cause I am really into them now especially to make as gifts for family as well as myself. I've made some in the past for friends at our church and now they have asked me to do some for our Craft Fair WOW was I so excited someone loved what I did and wanted more PRAISE GOD !!!
Lisa could you come up with an easy pattern for such a square that I call Circle in a Square ? To be made in dc and WW yarn ,I just love that type or even Circular types as well as Hexagon ones . I had friends send me patterns for Cro-Tat but that's WAY TO HARD for me . Oh I'm not asking for you to do it now I know you have so much going on and the holidays are coming up and all, just at your free time whennnnnnnnnnnnnnnn ever that is ha ha :-) .
Lisa keep up the fantastic job on the website and all your PRECIOUS TIME you put into it I really appreciate it tremedously.
Oh by the way Happy Halloween on Thursday have a safe one.
Hugs My Precious Friend,
hi lisa, just found this site and i had to tell you that i just love it!! thanks so much for your hard work, i will be a regular from now on!!
I just want to tell every one how much I enjoy the news letter I recieve from Crochet'N'More. I have been crocheting for some years now, and still I have never tried to desizen my own patterns. I have just crochet a wedding dress and hope to sell that, but was told that with it being a size 6 it may not sell.At any rate that was my first attempt to crochet anything to wear. Well here I have gotten off the subject. Please keep the news letters coming, Annette Sims in Ms.
I love your "Hanging Fingertip Towel" pattern. I have made 15 of
them and intend to make more as Christmas stocking stuffers. Thanks alot.
P.S. If you have anymore easy crochet patterns please let me know.
First of all, i love your web site. Thanks for taking the time!
Second can you tell me what working in pat means
thanks for your help
<< reply >>
Pat is the abbreviation for "pattern".
Some crochet pattern designers will tell you to
continue "working in pattern" for so many stitches
and/or rows. You simply continue the same stitches
you were doing before until the designer tells you to work different stitches.
RE: CD Coaster
I found NO errors with your pattern!!!
I just wanted you to know what a hit they were last year for Christmas. I made them for my mom-in-love, aunts, friends, sister and sisters-in-love and they loved them!!!
Now all my nieces and nieces-in-love want some too. I have a wonderfully large family and am one of three who know how to crochet. My sister and I are the ones who carry on the traditions set forth by our ancestors. I taught one of my sisters-in-love to crochet, but as far as I know she quit after making one afghan. I hold out hope for her though!!! LOL
Please know how grateful I am for your expertise. I can follow patterns, but, unfortunately, cannot come up with any of my own. Hopefully, some day, I will get that gift.
I've taken up enough of your time. Again, Many Many Thanks!!!
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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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A father is asked by his friend, "Has your son decided what he wants to be
when he grows up?"
"Yes, he wants to be a garbage collector," replied the boy's father.
His friend thought for a moment and responded, "That's a rather strange
ambition to have for a career."
"Well," said the boy's father, "he thinks that garbage collectors only work
The temporary Sunday School teacher was struggling to open a combination
lock on the supply cabinet.
She had been told the combination, but couldn't quite remember it. Finally
she went to the pastor's study and asked for help.
The pastor came into the room and began to turn the dial. After the first
two numbers he paused and stared blankly for a moment. Finally he looked
serenely heavenward and his lips moved silently.
Then he looked back at the lock, and quickly turned to the final number, and
opened the lock.
The teacher was amazed. "I'm in awe at your faith, pastor," she said.
"It's really nothing," he answered.
"The number is on a piece of tape on the ceiling."
The kindergarten class had settled down to its coloring books.
Willie came up to the teacher's desk and said, "Miss Francis, I ain't got no
"Willie," Miss Francis said, "you mean, "I don't have any crayons. You don't
have any crayons. We don't have any crayons. They don't have any crayons.
Do you see what I'm getting at?"
"Not really," Willie said, "What happened to all them crayons?"
In my day, we didn't have virtual reality. If a one-eyed, razorback
barbarian warrior was chasing you with an axe, you just had to hope you
could outrun him.
It was a terrible night, blowing cold and rain in a most frightful manner.
The streets were deserted and the local baker was just about to close up
shop when a little man slipped through the door. He carried an umbrella,
blown inside out, and was bundled in two sweaters and a thick coat. But
even so he still looked wet and bedraggled.
As he unwound his scarf he said to the baker, "May I have two bagels to go,
The baker said in astonishment, "Two bagels? Nothing more?"
"That's right," answered the little man. "One for me and one for Bernice."
"Bernice is your wife?" Asked the baker.
"What do you think," snapped the little man, "my mother would send me out on
a night like this?"
I was playing tooth fairy when my daughter, Marina, suddenly woke up.
Seeing the money in my hand, she cried out, "I caught you!"
I froze and tried to think of an explanation for why I, instead of the tooth
fairy, was putting the money under her pillow but her next words let me off
"You put that money back!" she said indignantly. "The tooth fairy left that
While waiting in line at the bank, a co-worker developed a very loud case of
By the time he reached the teller's window, the hiccups seemed to have
The teller took my friend's check and proceeded to run a computer
verification of his account.
After a minute she looked up from her terminal with a frown and said that
she would be unable to cash his check.
"Why not?" my friend asked incredulously.
"I'm sorry, sir," she replied, "but our computer indicates that you do not
have sufficient funds to cover this amount. As a matter of fact," she
continued, "our records show your account overdrawn in excess of $5000."
"It can't be!" he cried. "You have to be kidding!"
"Yes, I am," she answered with a smile, counting out his cash.
"But you will notice that your hiccups are gone."
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