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StitchinWitch
True Blue Farmgirl

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Judith
Galt CA
USA
983 Posts

Posted - Sep 16 2019 :  9:21:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Don't feel bad; I can only crochet swiffer covers, dishrags, baby blankets, hats, and scarves. Anything that doesn't require paying attention and counting stitches. I want to learn granny squares.

Judith

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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 16 2019 :  10:28:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ok,,, couldn't resist...
for all you crocheters and knitters...

ROTFLMBO!!!

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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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StitchinWitch
True Blue Farmgirl

983 Posts

Judith
Galt CA
USA
983 Posts

Posted - Sep 16 2019 :  11:48:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Makes the black one look like a bear. Halloween costume?
My cats would not put up with that.

Judith

7932
Happiness is Homemade

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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 18 2019 :  08:58:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Judith,,, my pup and kitty would probably shred those cute hats to pieces!!!hahaha!

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3935 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3935 Posts

Posted - Sep 18 2019 :  11:10:26 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace, I need to make those hair clips!! Did it have a pattern with the picture? That octopus pencil topper is so stinking cute too! That's an idea for my boys preschool teacher! Plus I would so make those for my dogs! One would freak out. The other wouldn't know what to do and would sit there frozen lol!

Judith, I definitely will share pictures! Since it's a Christmas present for my mom I need to keep it secret from her no share with you guys! Lol. Also you should definitely try granny squares they are very simple. And the basic design doesn't take make concentration. I made my sons blanket that way.

Krista
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3935 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3935 Posts

Posted - Sep 18 2019 :  11:38:33 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I almost forgot to share what I started last night! I am making dragon scale fingerless gloves for my brothers girlfriend for Christmas. I'm about half way done with the first glove. I think I need to make me a pair now!


Krista
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 18 2019 :  1:28:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista,, those fingerless gloves are AdOrBs!!!

I found the hair clips/octopus & doggie hats on Pintrest... I'll see if I can find a webaddy attached to them..

Keep on Keeping On! heeheehee!

btw,,, if I lived near you,, I would be over at your house all the time for crochet lessons..
I would luv to make the banner/bunting,, a Granny square in a tri-angle shape.. my brain can't figure it out.. see,, I need you to teach me... heeheehee!

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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 18 2019 :  1:32:13 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was puttering last night,,
came across some fabric I found at Wally World...

and this is what I made,,,,

now to make my pillow form,, I am to much of a tight wade to buy one.... sometimes I get lucky and will find a new one still in a sealed bag for a couple of dollars,, when I do,, I buy them.. but the only one I have on had right now is a large one,, and I have plans for it...



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quiltee
True Blue Farmgirl

5424 Posts

Linda
Terrell TX
USA
5424 Posts

Posted - Sep 19 2019 :  06:14:58 AM  Show Profile  Send quiltee a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Krista - love those fingerless gloves. Is it a free pattern you can share link to?

Grace - my Christmas decorations are centered around the red truck things. Iíll have to look for some of that fabric.

Farmgirl hugs,
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Linda O
Lone Oak, TX

"Women are Angels, and when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly . . . on a broomstick - we're flexible, like that."
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sherone_13
True Blue Farmgirl

2323 Posts

Sherone
Evanston WY
USA
2323 Posts

Posted - Sep 19 2019 :  10:07:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace,

Love, love, love the pillow covers....so cute.

Krista,

That pattern would be way above my pay grade, but I love it!

Sherone

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3935 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3935 Posts

Posted - Sep 20 2019 :  12:20:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace, I got your email thank you! I am not even joking! If you ever head this way, let me know. I would love to sit down and help you with some new crochet techniques! I may not be an amazing teacher but I can sure try lol! I love your pillow. That is super cute!

Linda, yes it is. I found it on Pinterest. Let me get the link!

Sherone, you make me laugh! I thought the same thing when I first looked at it, but really the stitch is easy and it works up quickly.

Krista
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3935 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3935 Posts

Posted - Sep 20 2019 :  12:36:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Linda, here is the link to the pattern. https://pin.it/q556oodebfamct let me know if it doesn't work.

Krista
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 20 2019 :  6:20:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista,, you are so sweet,,, Thank you...
farm girl hugs

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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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nndairy
True Blue Farmgirl

1679 Posts

Heather
Wapakoneta Ohio
USA
1679 Posts

Posted - Sep 21 2019 :  10:06:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The computer just ate my post so lets try again!

Krista - love the dragon mittens. What will the white be in the pillow?

Grace - love your pillow! You always find the best deals. I wish I could find some cotton yarn that cheap!

For those of you that only make dishcloths here's an easy thing to try next:
Make you dishcloth big enough to go around your hand.

I used the double crochet stitch. Sew the sides together skipping a couple rows for the thumb hole:


They're a little big on me because they're a gift for someone else but you get the idea:


~Heather
Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month


"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
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nndairy
True Blue Farmgirl

1679 Posts

Heather
Wapakoneta Ohio
USA
1679 Posts

Posted - Sep 21 2019 :  10:09:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Since that worked lets try the rest...

To go with the mittens I made an extra long dishcloth and stitched the ends together:


I just double crocheted until it was long enough to go around my neck twice. Super easy and it doesn't matter if your stitches are a little uneven.

~Heather
Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month


"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
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nndairy
True Blue Farmgirl

1679 Posts

Heather
Wapakoneta Ohio
USA
1679 Posts

Posted - Sep 21 2019 :  10:17:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I forgot - when you make simple fingerless mittens you can embellish them. I made a pair a couple years ago for a Halloween swap. They were black and then I attached glittery orange pumpkin buttons on them.


It appears I made a jack o lantern dishcloth too LOL!

~Heather
Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month


"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
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StitchinWitch
True Blue Farmgirl

983 Posts

Judith
Galt CA
USA
983 Posts

Posted - Sep 21 2019 :  10:18:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Love the colors in that yarn. That's kind of how I crochet. I've given up trying to follow a pattern; my mind wanders too much.

Judith

7932
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 21 2019 :  7:41:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Heather,,, what great ideas... thanx for sharing...


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windypines
True Blue Farmgirl

2939 Posts

Michele
Bruce Wisconsin
USA
2939 Posts

Posted - Sep 22 2019 :  03:14:42 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
great projects, looks like everyone is having fun creating. keep on crafting!!

Farming in WI

Michele
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3935 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3935 Posts

Posted - Sep 23 2019 :  1:19:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Heather, the white on my pillow will be a deer. Love all your crochet work. You have been busy. Plus I love how your patterns are so simple!

I decided to make some aromatherapy candles for friends for the upcoming holidays so I got my wax and wicks ordered yesterday. No I need to find some wax dye and pick out my essential oil. I'm not sure which one would smell the best. Do any of you have a suggestion?

Krista

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StitchinWitch
True Blue Farmgirl

983 Posts

Judith
Galt CA
USA
983 Posts

Posted - Sep 23 2019 :  1:52:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista, soaps I make for winter holidays are scented with pine (my favorite) , cranberry, bayberry, and cinnamon. I think those scents would work well in candles too.

Judith

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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13752 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13752 Posts

Posted - Sep 24 2019 :  5:23:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ok,,, I finally allowed myself to cut up this cashmere sweater.. it was so Hole-y that it could go to Church on Sunday...

and now...

I even stitched the Designer label onto the pillow.
Oh My Stars!! it is soooo soft...


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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

www.katmom4.blogspot.com & http://graciesvictorianrose.blogspot.com


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StitchinWitch
True Blue Farmgirl

983 Posts

Judith
Galt CA
USA
983 Posts

Posted - Sep 25 2019 :  12:10:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A cashmere pillow; now that is class!

Judith

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nndairy
True Blue Farmgirl

1679 Posts

Heather
Wapakoneta Ohio
USA
1679 Posts

Posted - Sep 25 2019 :  09:13:38 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Love the pillows Grace - now all you need is a cup of hot cocoa, a couple cookies, and a good book!!!

Krista - I vote for cinnamon oil - my friend was diffusing some and I wondered what she was baking. It smelled wonderful. My favorite scent is Jasmine. I'm not a fan, but a lot of people also like lavender.

~Heather
Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month


"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3935 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3935 Posts

Posted - Sep 25 2019 :  8:03:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Judith, thank you for the suggestions. I love cranberry smells around the holidays. Cinnamon is a great suggestion too!

Grace, love your pillows! They turned out great.

Heather, cinnamon sounds popular. I like when candles smell like yummy baking. This would be a good choice!

Krista
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