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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Crochet Recycled Rugs on: December 25, 2011 05:59:24 PM
I haven't tried potholders yet but they would be much quicker so that makes them that much more fun :-)

I'm about to cut up the sheets I had all throughout college since they shrunk up a bunch (jersey cotton) and they're a pain to put on the bed, at least the fitted sheet is. 
I have to agree that cutting the strips is the worst part but I just bought Gingher scissors at Joann's (50% off woot!) and they're a DREAM, I had no idea that scissors could vary that much from pair to pair.   A bit pricey so there's no way I would have bought them had they not been 50% off.

At work, we have a heavy duty guillotine and that baby cuts through like 4 pieces of cloth no problem, so if you can get your hands on one of those, the cutting may end up being the fun part of your project :-)
2  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Crochet Recycled Rugs on: December 04, 2011 04:34:23 PM
ooooh yes! makes sense now... so i guess these are upcycled,  Thanks for the clarification!

And thank you both for the lovely comments!  :-D

I'm putting these rugs all over the house, bathroom, kitchen, they really brighten up the place!
3  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Yoshi on: December 01, 2011 08:26:47 PM
wow! that looks great!! so cute!! I'm definitely gona make one now!  Thank you so much for writing up the pattern for your mods!  :-)
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Lots of Blankets on: November 29, 2011 10:47:34 AM
I LOVE the purple.blue.white multipoint star blanket!! I have been wanting to make a rug like it from super chunky yarn.  That looks great though!!  How long did it take you?
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: crochet pet beds on: November 28, 2011 10:05:13 PM
love it!  Ive been wanting to make crochet beds for my dogs for a while now! This is the inspiration I needed
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: The dog bed that was meant to be... on: November 28, 2011 10:01:04 PM
wow!! that looks great!!! i made a dog bed too but it was nowhere near that awesome!! the dogs are GORGEOUS too!! love it ll!
7  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Double Tail Santa Hat on: November 28, 2011 09:52:17 PM
that looks great!! I've never seen a pigtail santa hat before! so cool!! That baby boucle yarn is perfect for it too!!  congrats!
8  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: I choose you, Bulbasaur! on: November 28, 2011 09:49:28 PM
 Grin I love it!! It looks awesome!!  *high five*
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: how-to: woven circles trivet on: November 28, 2011 09:44:20 AM
That's awesome!! you make it look so easy!!  I always wondered how those were done!  Never did it tho bc i thought it would be hard but this tutorial makes it doable.  thanks for taking the time to write this up!!  L.O.V.E it!
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Crochet Recycled Rugs on: November 27, 2011 08:40:45 PM
Some say recycled, some say upcycled, what's the difference?  I have no frickin clue!   (If you know please enlighten me!)

Anywho, I made some colorful crochet rugs made from the boyfriend's old tee shirts!  They shrunk on him when he tossed them in the dryer... his loss is my gain :-)  *insert happy dance here)










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