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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Question about blocking on: August 26, 2013 05:18:42 AM
Hey everyone! I have this weird question about blocking. So far, I've never done it. The only thing I did that sort of resembles blocking (or at least, how I understand blocking works) is ironing my projects.  But I know the most used blocking method is to get the finished project wet and then stretching it and drying it like that. That's fine with me.

What I don't understand is this: if I wash whatever it is I worked on after I blocked it (and worn it) doesn't it go back to it's shape before being blocked? I'm hoping my question makes sense  Huh
2  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Ruffled Scarves on: August 16, 2013 03:16:39 AM
My favorite Euro shop in town is closing *sob*sob*sniffle*sniffle* And they're having a massive sale, especially on yarn. Unfortunately, they have only these yarns and the yarn with pom poms (which I can't say I love all that much). Anyway I decided to buy the ruffled yarns since they looked amazingly cute and I was always a little jealous of all those ruffled scarves I see in town (but the cost is stupidly high, if you ask me). Anyway, while I'm watching Roswell so far I made these four:




I'm completely in love with them. I tried using a different crochet method, but I didn't exactly love how it looked. This way, however, is very pretty. I still have some yarn left (okay, more, since I bought 10 skeins per color *blushes*) so I was thinking of maybe combining the colors? I'm not sure, but I do love how these scarves turned out Cheesy
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / My first afghan on: April 26, 2013 07:51:13 AM
I wanted to do an afghan for so long and when I started searching for a pattern, this one from Lion Brand caught my eye: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kew-gardens-afghan

Anyway, this is what I ended up with:


It's made out of scraps of yarn and some really old yarn I had (well, the yellow yarn close to the border actually belonged to my mom, but since she wasn't using it - not for lack of trying, let me tell you - I decided to add it to my project). I hate that it's starting to curl, though I'm thinking it's because I worked about 52 rows. Way more than what the pattern says. Anyway, I wanted to make it big enough to fit my bed, but I decided against it when I saw how curly it got.

BUT it is comfy and warm. I didn't block it though, since I don't have a board this big and I didn't want to iron it either... I figure it will set once I wash it, though I'm not sure if I should wash it in the washing machine  Huh
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Candy Cane Scarf on: November 07, 2011 03:10:14 AM
I finally managed to complete a knitting project. I found the pattern on Ravelry. It's a free pattern from Lion Brand. I love how it turned out. Hope you like it too.  Smiley




5  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Scarves on: November 07, 2011 03:03:41 AM
I finished these two scarves a while ago but I forgot to take pictures. I really like how they turned out.





This first one wasn't as hard to do as I thought it would be. What I didn't expect was the number of skeins I used for it. It's short, but it took 6 skeins, so I decided to leave it this way.







The second one I found on Ravelry. It's a free pattern. At first I wanted to do only the wristlets, but I thought it would be cool to have a matching set with a scarf. Now if only I could find a similar pattern for a hat (I'm bad at improvising) I'd be very happy Cheesy

Hope you liked them. I bought the yarns for both projects at the Euro shop, each skein for one euro.
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / WIP on: August 18, 2011 05:23:36 AM
Hi everyone! I found this picture on the internet a while back from an 80's edition of Crochet World. I absolutely love it and I want to do it,  but I can't determine the pattern, since I'm very new to crocheting.



Thanks in advance!

Update: Never mind, I finally found the issue at a local flea market and I found the pattern. Can't wait to start on it!
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