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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Simple layered scarf with detachable flower. on: December 08, 2011 10:48:53 AM
 I have to ask....  Have people gone crazy???  I can't believe anyone would actually pay $50 for some chains & a crochet flower~!!!  

You're completely right. It was so simple to make. It's just a single crochet in ten multiple strands or I suppose it could just be one very long strand of single crochet and then gathered into ten strands. I tried to just follow a pattern on the flower and leaves.  I love the way it turned out in these colors too.


Thanks everyone for the encouragement!!! I was showing it off at work and I have an employee who wants me to make one for his fiance, my boss wants a couple for her mom and sister, and all of my other friends are jealous and wish it was for them!
2  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Knitted-Look Headband w/ Flower (and pattern) on: December 08, 2011 10:41:57 AM
Thanks!
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Gears of War quilt on: December 08, 2011 10:40:41 AM
When I'm not making things... my day job is to sell video games... I have a TON of customers that would go nuts over this. It's absolutely beautiful!
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Simple layered scarf with detachable flower. on: December 07, 2011 04:48:48 PM
I was window shopping online the other day for gift ideas and came across a scarf at ModCloth for $49.99... which I thought was a bit expensive. After taking a second glance, I figured I could easily make one for a fraction of the cost to send to my bestie in Chicago.

Here's the original at ModCloth that I based the design off of: http://www.modcloth.com/shop/scarves/oh-what-a-scarf

It took me about 3 hours to finish the whole project... The flower turned out a bit smaller than I wanted... I should've added another round of petals but I've never crocheted a flower before so it was a learning experience... The flower, just like the one at ModCloth, is a detachable barrette so it can be taken off or worn in the hair. I might even make a set of flowers for her to change the color of it once in a while or wear a couple on it at a time since they turned out smaller.

Here's the completed project:

Let me know what you think! Smiley I need to hurry up and mail it before I decide to keep it for myself (although nothing's stopping me from making another!)...
5  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Knitted-Look Headband w/ Flower (and pattern) on: December 07, 2011 04:35:59 PM
I love the color of the first one... do you know what color or dye lot it was?

Thanks
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Nyan Cat Scarf on: December 07, 2011 04:32:25 PM
I've seen a few of these on Etsy and I really like them... I think yours turned out beautiful! Smiley
Gotta love Nyan Cat.
7  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Doctor Who Bag *Free Pattern* on: December 07, 2011 04:25:13 PM
One of my employees is in LOVE with the doctor... I'm going to have to make this for her as a graduation present!
8  CROCHET / Projects from The Happy Hooker by Debbie Stoller / Re: Probably the best Happy Hooker project I've ever done... on: December 07, 2011 04:09:44 PM
Like everyone above me said, this is pure GENIUS. I must do this... although after Christmas... I'm making too many Christmas presents out of it this year...
9  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies / Re: Invader Zim Baby Shower! on: December 07, 2011 04:07:20 PM
I love Invader Zim... I think these turned out great! My favorite blankie from when I was a baby was handmade too so I can see these being a favorite of the new baby for years to come!
10  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 69 ENTRIES / Re: Indoor Quidditch set on: December 07, 2011 02:10:35 PM
I have a friend who would go absolutely nuts over this... she's the biggest harry fan I know. Very creative son!
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