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meriellyn
« on: May 09, 2006 02:20:40 PM »

Yay, I finally actually completed a crochet project! Smiley No pattern, and I charted the letters out myself so I'm pretty proud.
Did the first two over the weekend and the second two yeterday.

The pictures of the first two are awful. You'll have to excuse the quality (and color issues) of my camera phone since it's all I have for now. Tongue

These are actually vibrant orange and purple. I dyed the yarn myself. Clemson colors for the boy (this shows extra love, me being a Carolina fan and all Wink )...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/thekittenavenger3/both_potholders_table.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/thekittenavenger3/both_potholders_backs.jpg


These are my mom's initials for mother's day.

In progress:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/thekittenavenger3/moms_potholders_front_inprogress.jpg

Excuse the mess...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/thekittenavenger3/moms_potholders.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/thekittenavenger3/moms_potholders_back.jpg

This one is my favorite Smiley

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/thekittenavenger3/J_potholder.jpg

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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2006 08:14:29 PM »

Nice job!  Your letters look great!
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meriellyn
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2006 06:02:21 AM »

Thanks! Smiley This was my first project of any sort changing colors within a row or charting anything out. I've been knitting for about 7 months but I've only done color changes at the end of a row. I was surprised how easy it is to do in crochet. It may have given me the little boost I need to attempt a little simple intarsia or fair isle in my next knitting project!
But first I want to learn to crochet rounds and finish the lace projects I have going.
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rented_angel
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2006 05:05:31 PM »

Good job.   I have been crocheting for a few years...I have absolutely no idea how to knit though.....they look very well done.  Good job at figuring things out for yourself without a pattern
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