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Becreddick
« on: June 13, 2012 08:14:49 PM »

Totally new to crocheting... I followed a tutorial on youtube.

I think Its cute anyway :-) now what to do with it hahaha

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« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2012 08:29:39 PM »

Not too shabby. Make a bunch of them and join them to make a blanket. Pretty cliche, but it is a granny square and cranny blankets are good first projects.
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« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2012 08:34:02 PM »

If you want a smaller project, you could make a throw pillow cover. Crochet is so addictive. I've been crocheting for about a year and a half and I'm totally hooked! Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2012 08:42:25 PM »

I think once I get my head around what comes next, I will be hooked as well, its a great craft to do, especially now its winter here. My Mum used to crochet when I was a kid, she would just go round and round till she had these HUGE blankets :-)
A throw pillow cover is a great idea :-)
Im not sure how to join the squares though?
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« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2012 09:19:28 PM »

Awesome! Welcome to the wonderful world of crochet! There's no turning back now. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2012 07:38:17 AM »

you can just sew them together with a whip stitch or try searching for tutorials on how to stitch them together using single crochet.
you tube is awesome for beginning crochet instructions!  keep trying! crochet is soooo relaxing and fun!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2012 12:52:16 PM »

You did a great job for a first try.  I agree with Brackish Potato, a pillow is a good first project.  Not nearly as many squares are needed as for a blanket, so you get to finish you first project fairly quickly and enjoy it!  If you enjoy making it, then go on to a lap or bed blanket.
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« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2012 03:06:46 PM »

If you make a decent sized granny square, a single one works great as a trivet for hot foods. Instant gratification.

Nice work--way better than my first try.
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« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2012 03:38:01 PM »

If it's small enough, you could put it on a jump ring and wear it as a pendant Cheesy
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