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« on: February 16, 2007 08:15:48 PM »

I would like to learn how to crochet.  I want to do this because I find Amigurumi to be so cute.  I'd like to eventually make some amigurimi items.

Anyway, if anyone has time to kind of teach me, I am willing to pay for lessons.  I live in DC, would need to be on the weekend  and near metro (no car).

Thanks!!!
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2007 09:01:50 PM »


Ooh, ooh, I'd be up for group classes if you've any interest in sharing!  (I'm also in DC, and do have a car, so I can go anywhere.) 

I've tried to learn a couple of times, and I can handle the "make a chain" step, but after that -- no matter how many books I use -- it all falls apart....
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« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2007 08:49:30 AM »

I saw that they have classes at Stitch DC which has stores in Georgetown, Capitol HIll and Chevy Chase.  I am closest to the Georgetown one.  Looks like their classes are more knitting though, but I really want to learn crochet so I can do amigurumi.  Looks like they also have private classes.  Maybe we could learn it thru them that way if there are no other ideas? 
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« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2007 03:29:28 PM »

Hiya!  I'm a Charlottesville, VA amigurumi maker, but I travel up to the DC area reasonably often.  I'd be happy to share what I know if there's interest in an amigurumi/crochet meetup.  (I'll go ahead and tentatively suggest the weekend of May 5th, since I'm planning to be in the area)
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2007 05:13:48 PM »

I have not done it in a while, and mostly taught myself so i may not be the best teacher, but i would be more than willing to meet sometime to try and go over it with anyone. (Especially if two wishes brought her puppy along Tongue) Mostly i am volunteering because i am dying to do something creative and have no inspiration at the moment. Crocheting seems to me slightly easier to pick up and definitely faster than knitting. I have not done amigurumi but it looks like great fun. Another option is if the Knit Out and Crochet actually comes back this year (http://www.knit-out.org/) then theres is learn to crochet tent there. Good Luck either way!
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