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Topic: Super Easy Peasy Pumpkin Pleaser  (Read 1850 times)
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« on: October 16, 2011 07:59:38 PM »

Well here's my 1st post after a very long time of stalking the Craftster community. I have other projects waiting in the wings that I'm equally as proud of but this was a lifelong dream to learn to crochet.

My mom taught my sisters how but being the youngest I just didn't catch on. But I really wanted to. Last winter my fibro kept me housebound more than usual. So I got a book from the library and set about to teach myself. I picked it up rather fast considering my wrist was broken at the time (and I didn't know it yet!)

Life got busy and I never got around to making anything other than samples of each stitch I tried.  But now with the colder weather coming again I got my yarn & hooks out and set about to find some great free patterns. Of course I found lots of amazing ones here. I also checked out Ravelry and found this pumpkin. It seemed easy enough and I had the right color yarn in what is a rather nice stash in the short 10 months since I first learned this addictive skill. There will more!!

Now be nice to me and I hopefully will get around to the other things I've made.  Kiss


... and they lived happily ever after ... in Ireland.
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2011 08:49:44 PM »

LOVE your pumpkins!!!  They came out great.  I love the choice of grey for the stem.  Nice work!  Do you have a link to the free pattern you mentioned on Raverly?  I love yours so much I may try my hand at making some.  Thanks for sharing your project.
« Last Edit: October 16, 2011 08:53:17 PM by sugoi » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2011 09:26:59 PM »

These are so cute! Great job Smiley

Dawn x
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2011 05:41:18 AM »

those came out great, thanks for sharing. They make for good fall decor Smiley
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2011 05:09:49 AM »

Thank you all! I don't know what kept me from submitting my work before now. But I will start making it a habit from now on.  With this kind of feedback heck yeah!

@Sugoi the stems are actually done in a sage like varigated color. But the pics colors got all wonky with the contrast of black & orange. But thank you! And here's the link to the designer at Ravelry. It will show all the patterns she has submitted.


Now off to finish my sock monkey hat!  Grin

... and they lived happily ever after ... in Ireland.
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2011 04:21:21 PM »


BE the change you wish to see in the world-Gandhi
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2011 06:37:53 AM »

Very festive

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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2011 04:11:32 PM »

wow I love these
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