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1  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: January 21, 2009 07:02:23 PM
Well, I'm pretty sure that the wool eater only uses two stitches, chain and what is written as double treble, which makes it triples all the way through, or yarn over twice.

You got it, mwagen! Sometimes you make a cluny group and sometimes you do separate triples (without leaving all loops on the hook). As you read the directions pay attention to the corners, because you end up doing 12 stitches in them as opposed to the sides, where you only do 8 stitches.
2  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: January 18, 2009 09:31:01 PM
Well i haven't done a very good job of keeping this CAL going  Cheesy

BUT I did finish! I took about a month break from crochet, but it's a very quick project. Here's some pics I've been meaning to post. Did anyone else start?




3  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: November 14, 2008 01:31:39 PM
I've been workin on this blanket nonstop, it seems. It goes by really quickly! I'd say I'm about 75% done.

4  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: November 14, 2008 01:28:03 PM
I don't blame you for wanting to use acrylic because of cost. If you crochet tightly, you could go up a hook size so the blanket isn't so compact and rigid. I think that might help the softness factor. I've done blankets in acrylic before and they wash up ok after a couple washes. If you could find acrylic baby yarns, they always seem to be softer - though I don't know if it's possible to find that type of yarn in those colors! Smiley
5  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: November 14, 2008 11:24:23 AM
oh wow... that looks awesome. Ive printed the pattern out, all I have to do it get some yarn and Im away

What colors are you going to use?
6  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: November 10, 2008 10:35:16 AM
Well I've done another couple of rounds so I thought I'd post a new picture. I hate weaving in ends, so every few rounds, I'm trying to stop and weave some in. So far it's working! Smiley

7  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong on: November 07, 2008 08:54:59 PM
so in when i can afford more yarn!

It may be on the designer's page, or maybe Ravelry, but someone's making it in Caron Simply Brights. Cheap and really saturated colors; it's beautiful!
8  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / CLOSED: 2008-2010 Wool Eater Blanket Crochetalong (w/pattern link) on: November 06, 2008 08:03:57 PM
Anyone want to join me? I'm making this for my best friend's baby as a Christmas present...

http://sarahlondon.wordpress.com/2009/08/25/wool-eater-instructions/

I'm using Plymouth Yarn Encore DK in turquoise, light blue, green, and beige.




9  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Scrapbooking: Completed Projects / Re: Childhood memories scrapboook on: March 11, 2008 10:38:00 PM
LOVE the piano page!!!! The colors in the page pick up all the colors in the shirt. Smiley
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: any Ravelry Crocheters out there? on: January 30, 2008 08:13:18 AM
i'm byrder on ravelry
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