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« on: November 17, 2004 04:15:26 AM »

hello, been checking out everyone's stuff on here for months, and finally got myself an account so i can share some of mine.  my favorite crocheted items:

armwarmers, they go up just past my elbows:

a scarf i made with ties & crocheted yarn, that's me wearing the scarf and some other handwarmers:

a scarf i made awhile ago:

and a hat i made for my brother:

ok there are more, but this post has been long enough, heh.  hope you like em!
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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2004 08:32:26 AM »

Lovely stuff.  Not that it's not all unique, but I found the armwarmers particularly striking.

Excellent work.   Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2004 06:54:54 AM »

love love love those cream and green armwarmers in the top pic.
what type of yarns did you use? hook size? pattern? enquiring minds want to know! Smiley

« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2004 02:20:19 PM »

i'm sorry i dont use patterns and i'm terrible about keeping track of my yarn.  so i usually dont know what my yarn is called... the off-white is some really cheap acrylic stuff from michaels i think, and then the colored is this really soft yarn i bought a long time ago through smiley's website, but it's not on there anymore, i'm pretty sure it's called "cervinia fiamma" in the "jungle fever" color.  i used a huge size P crochet hook, so it went really fast and they arent too hot to wear since they are airy.

sorry i dont have a pattern, i just made them up as i went, starting at the elbow with single crochet, and decreased one whenever i felt the need to, so they get smaller up to my wrists.  i switched to double crochet when i got to the hands, then left a big hole for the thumbs, and decreased again, and then the last few rows are single crochet again.  hope that helps a little!

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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2004 07:19:40 PM »

yes, it helps a lot Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2004 03:29:00 PM »

Loving your  super dope  freeform style. The tie and crochet  scarf   combo are  my  favorites as well  as the cream and green sleeves. you   are  clever.

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« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2004 08:42:25 AM »

Hey, cool idea with the tie and the yarn to make a scarf!  did you stitch the crocheted part and the tie together?  if not, how did you attach them?
cool stuff!

« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2004 04:44:10 AM »

thanks!  yes, i stitched them together. about one stitch every inch or so, holds together well.  i'm thinking of making another one a bit differently, because last night this girl thought i was wearing just a scarf and two ties around my neck until she saw it up close.  i'm not sure how to make it look more like one piece though.  hmmmmmm.  i'll figure something out.

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