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11  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Pattern testers for Octopus. [pattern posted] on: March 21, 2010 07:18:42 PM
anyone have any problems/pictures? Cheesy
12  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Pattern testers for Octopus. [pattern posted] on: March 10, 2010 04:00:17 PM
Yay Cheesy Can't wait !!
13  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Pattern testers for Octopus. [pattern posted] on: March 05, 2010 12:00:09 PM
Ooh cool! thanks Cheesy
14  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Vertically Challenged Crochet on: March 05, 2010 12:57:19 AM
Yeah I was going to say yarn weight too or crochet with two strands xD
15  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Where did you learn to crochet? And make your own patterns? on: March 05, 2010 12:54:30 AM
I learned from the internet and very little from books.  Just experiment and make swatches of different stitches to compare with.   You eventually get the idea of how stitches will look when you crochet enough. Some people have to use patterns a bunch to understand + have it stick   and some can do it by looking at a picture (me xD).   
16  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Pattern testers for Octopus. on: March 05, 2010 12:39:16 AM






I'll love to see pictures too.
My email is crissymaciel@gmail.com
17  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: crochet through both loops, turning it inside out and looks like backloop sts? on: March 01, 2010 02:56:59 PM
I thought so. Thanks!

I did some swatches  if someone would like a visual!

http://candypow.deviantart.com/art/Backloop-test-155884546

18  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / crochet through both loops, turning it inside out and looks like backloop sts? on: March 01, 2010 11:52:24 AM
I like to crochet my amigurumi through the backloops for a tight and ridged appearance.

Someone said it looked as if I crocheted through both loops and accidentally turned it inside out  thus- making it look like I did backloop stitches.

I've never heard of this before and I don't remember seeing it in my previous work.
Wondering if someone else had or if it's true.   

Yup, I'm probably going to end up doing teeny swatches but it would be nice to know if it was a well known thing or something. Maybe save the trouble trying to squeeze the hook through one loop?
19  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Pattern hoarders anonymous on: December 30, 2009 03:24:47 PM
Probably. I'm printing out patterns and saving it for a binder (dividers!!) .. also including the url/name in it too.  Just in case. I've always had those moments when you think you don't need something, but later you do.

And I just think it's a good idea to save your favorite patterns because you never know how long it will be available online. You might not be able to search for it easily or the website might go down or be unavailable.
20  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Octopus EDIT on: December 30, 2009 02:10:09 PM
More like a "Sixtopus" or as my friend put it "Septapus"
Making 8 tentacles would suck XD

http://hphotos-snc3.fbcdn.net/hs164.snc3/19149_220173918518_571853518_3128422_1756667_n.jpg

http://photos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs164.snc3/19149_220174283518_571853518_3128423_1376496_n.jpg

I'm going to make another and I'm looking for suggestions to improve. I like the tentacles .. but the head/face.. not so sure of.


second one:


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