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« on: March 25, 2010 03:10:17 PM »

I decided to teach myself tunsian crochet. As initially, I only had a standard crochet hook, I made something small scale. The face scrubbers are a very soft cotton yarn worked in 16 st tunsian crochet or the afgan stitch. I worked a single stitch around.

The wristwarmers are worked on a double ended crochet hook so that I could work them in the round. Two different balls of wool yarn are used, olive and blue/green. Again I used an afgan stitch, but it is often called crochetknit when worked on a double hook. I had an interesting time figuring out how to make the thumb holes.

I ended up mixing the yarn strands on the second hand, so they coordinate instead of match. What looks like the warp and weft are reversed. I also edged them differently afterward. you can see that somewhat in this picture.
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2010 05:05:00 PM »

ooh those look all thick and wonderfully scrubby!!  And those wristwarmer look warm too!!! yet another skill I need to learn.....  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2010 02:36:17 PM »

The face scrubber are an awesome idea.  I have the wristwarmers and they are wonderful.  SamanthaHope
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