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Topic: DORMANT- "Beyond The Square" Motifs CAL  (Read 26565 times)
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« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2010 07:37:37 AM »

Oooooh I so might join......
*sends bf picture of what book to get*
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« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2010 09:00:41 AM »

It doesn't specifically recommend any weight or hook. These ones I did with a 0 hook, and crochet thread(don't know the size of the thread, but the thicker one) for Christmas ornaments.
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My hand for size reference. The other stars I made I did just 1 picot at the tip, instead of 3.
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« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2010 09:09:20 AM »

those are great! 
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« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2010 09:25:09 AM »

Pixival..those are pretty! =]  Perfect for the tree or jazzing up the gift giving, and more.  I am psyched!  I've got several skeins of a pretty blue (almost thread) yarn that will be great for this project.   Grin Grin Grin

I'll have to slip this into the Amazon order when I get the Christmas gifts scoped out!!

Thank you all for the help.  =] 

Happy Thanksgiving!
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« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2010 09:36:04 AM »

Beautiful work pixieval!
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« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2010 01:30:41 PM »

I already own this book and I recently learned how to crochet. So I might join! Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2010 01:33:48 PM »

I already own this book and I recently learned how to crochet. So I might join! Cheesy

Excellent!

There are a lot of different stitches in this book, and I think it's a good way to learn them. ^_^
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« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2010 04:34:56 PM »

I'm at home and flipping through the book, and planning out how I'm going to use these motifs.

Looking at colour: the most colours used in any of the motifs is four, but only six motifs use that many.  The others run from 1-3 colours, and it's all quite adjustable.

I think I'm going to try using 2 main colours, and one colour that only comes into play when absolutely necessary.  If I position the motifs well, I think it would make a neat-looking blanket.

Now... what colours... hmm....
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« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2010 09:05:46 AM »

Just checked out the book; and tho it's nice, I'm actually more interested in the "100 flowers to knit and crochet"or the "Around the Corners" books.
I guess it just depends on what you plan to with them.
 I definitely could use some help decifering some of those tricky instructions!
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« Reply #19 on: November 26, 2010 09:19:45 AM »

I've got Around The Corner as well, and it is a very good book, I think!

The patterns are written in words and includes charts for working in the round AND for working in rows.

It is only borders, though. I might use one of them for the blanket I'm planning for this CAL... We'll see!
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