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1  Ohio / Ohio: Northeast / Any Clevelanders? on: December 25, 2004 07:19:52 PM
Just wanted to do a general shout out to see if any clevelanders are here.... I just moved back to go to law school at Case, and miss my crazy feminist friends with whom I used to make t-shirts..
 I am a crocheter, and am going to teach myself to knit soon- so if anyone is interested in getting a SnB group together...

So if there are any crafty clevelanders, show yourselves!
... and tell all about where you get your supplies, what you're working on, etc-- because I am madly in search of find cool places to get supplies.
2  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / simple scarf- just wanted to show off the yarn... on: December 24, 2004 08:40:17 AM
so this a simple skinny scarf- it's about as tall as i am ( about 6 ft) and about 3-4 inches long. it's absurdly easy to make, but i wanted to show off the yarn.
it's lion brand landscapes. this particular color is summer fields. they have a whole bunch of color schemes- i am definitely going to go back and get some different colors to make a hat, and maybe some mittens...
i have a feeling that i will be posting a lot and crocheting a lot in the next few days. today is my first day without smoking (as of now, its 14 hours smoke free) and i am already nicking out. ah well, i'll just keep  repeating to myself "if you dont smoke, its more money to spend on yarn..."

anyway, here are the pics:




and here is the detail...



the colors didnt turn out as well on the digital camera, but i think its really pretty...
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / I have terrible edges... on: December 07, 2004 06:52:31 PM
I can not make the width of my scarves uniform no matter how hard I try. I know that in single crochet you make the extra loop at the end, but dont crochet into it. (like if I had a chain of 10, at the end I'd make and 11 and hook into the 10)

so how do I do that with double crochet? at the end of the row do I make three? I tried looking online, but stitchguide.com doesn't have anything about turning (that I saw anyway)

if you have any other tips for making my vertical edges nicer, do tell!
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