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Kris23_2000
« on: June 04, 2004 06:32:01 AM »

I love to crochet with thread, but after using the small hooks for a while my fingers begin to cramp. As a remedy to this problem I decided to bake some clay around the hook making the grip larger.  It worked out great!  

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shes crafty
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2004 06:33:35 AM »

Those are really pretty!  What are you crocheting with thread?  The needles look so tiny!
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cb1271
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2004 08:42:02 AM »

These are so pretty. I like those a lot.  I don't crochet, but my mom does. She would love those.  I bet you could sell them. 
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gwensmom
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2004 09:23:22 AM »

They look great!
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« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2004 09:05:20 PM »

That is a really good idea!! They look really good.  My fingers get crampy too.  So, what do you crochet with thread?  I can only think of doilies and ornaments. I would like some ideas.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2004 08:27:41 AM »

I have that same problem... gonna have to try that tonight!

I use thread for fashion doll clothes, tops, really anything.  Thread is used more than yarn or anything else on most of my projects. Grin
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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2004 04:40:07 PM »

How do you make this???
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Elphabia
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2004 01:37:27 PM »

That is an awesome idea and they came out wonderful. I'm certainly going to have to try that out!!!!!
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2004 06:45:10 PM »

It's most likely a man-made clay that hardens after being "toasted" lightly.  Try looking into Sculpey III clay.  They make it in tons of colors.  They sells different "lines" of the clay, but the best one is Sculpey II because it's softer and therefore easier to work with.  You can also blend colors together such as blue and white to make light blue.  You can buy it in any AC Moore or Michael's Arts & Crafts stores.
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