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« on: December 07, 2008 07:44:23 PM »

I know it's possible to do a duplicate stitch with knitting, but is it possible to do it with crocheting?
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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2008 07:51:08 AM »

I'd love to be able to answer you but I don't even know what a duplicate stitch is and I've been crocheting for 30+ years.  Maybe explain what it is in knitting and it might ring a bell for someone - perhaps it has a different name in crochet.
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2008 08:59:52 AM »

I used my old friend google, and this is what i found for duplicate stitch in knitting http://bellaknitting.typepad.com/bella_knitting/2007/08/duplicate-stitc.html
which i guess is basically like slip stitching on top of a flat crochet piece. Maybe you have another suggestion, homerof2 now that you know what it is.
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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2008 07:00:20 PM »

After seeing that example the only thing I can think of is doing cross stitch on top of a flat piece of crochet - that's done often to give dimension and spell things.
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2008 11:34:07 PM »

I'll have to give those a try. Thank you both!
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