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clrowi
« on: February 15, 2011 02:35:23 PM »

So, I've been hoarding this yarn forever:


(I hope that works...)

It was bought for me birthday... a YEAR ago!!! I've just been having a horrible time deciding what "pattern" to use for it.

I've narrowed it down a little.

I do NOT want a granny square.

I am not completely opposed to doing squares or hexagons, but would avoid it if I could find a solid-piece that I like.

I DO like Catherine's Wheel and Ripples.

What would YOU do with this yarn?
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rmpbklyn
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2011 07:27:46 PM »

make a cap see 'art of crochet' on facebook or crowl
someone made earphone wire covers here, look it up
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clrowi
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2011 09:33:16 PM »

Thanks! I've come across a LOT of Teresa's (art of crochet) stuff. I don't want a hat, as I have enough yarn (more not pictured) to make a blanket, and am really just looking for pattern suggestions. I am sick of googling images and trolling crochet blogs for inspiration, and want a little human interaction!

Thanks again!
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Jillous
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2011 12:13:10 AM »

All I can think of when I see bright coloured yarn is amigurumi. You've got a nice spring palate going on, and I'd make rabbits and birds [maybe carrots out of that orange, depending on the colour-trueness of the pic].

And I would pair the grape and green [bottom right 2] as some elbow-length armwarmers, with square wooden buttons.

Hey, you asked what I would do with it =3 
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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2011 02:44:30 AM »

I would like to suggest you go to ...attic24/crochet   she has sooo many ideas and i think your yarn is perfect for some of them. also Heidi Bear creations   follow some of the peoples blogs ..,,, crochet with Raymond......Red Ted Art's Blog  hope you find some of these!   icrochet iis another (small i) .... Heidi Bears:african flower hexagon   Go for it!!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2011 05:21:16 AM »

Ravelry! I keep adding to my favs there. Too much to ever crochet Tongue.

What about a swirl?
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2011 08:39:27 AM »

I think either a Catherine's Wheel or Ripple throw would be lovely in those colors.
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clrowi
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2011 08:32:11 PM »

I love the amigurumi monsters that were on here. I should make a few sets of them to give to the kiddos!

LOVE Attic24- I've stalked her forever. Never heard of Heidi Bear though I have seen the african flower hexagon and like it. I have been s.l.o.w.l.y. making my way through the crochet blogs here. There's a LOT of them!

A swirl you say? Will have to look that up. And I am leaning towards a variation of a ripple if I do decide to make a blanket.

Thanks all for your feedback! It's greatly appreciated!!
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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2011 01:02:19 PM »

I recognize the purple as Dusty Purple from Vanna's choice. It's good for amigurumi.
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« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2011 02:13:12 AM »

I have made the Modern Alchemy Afghan pattern that is free on Lion Brand Yarn's site. It would be beautiful in those colors.
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