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That is so pretty Julie 62, looks lovel and warm, and the colours are lovely. I am envy}}
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It needs blocking but not got round to it yet - they're not difficult to join together - you can either just slip stitch them together or on the scarf I've joined them with double crochet which creates a kind of ridge effect. One of the reasons I like crochet is it looks a lot harder than it really is - not like following a complicated knitting pattern :-D
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I am thinking that blocks may be better for me - I have the attention span of a flea!

I am feeling a little irritated with my very small blanket at the moment as it has stopped growing so fast! }hairout{
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Why don't you stop Helen and have that as a centre bit then block and add them onto it?
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It has gone a bit weird }hairout{ sort of floppy round the edges and the corners sort of stick out too much. I think I may have too loose tension on the blue wool >dum<

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I think I am going to stop now and make it into a cushion cover. How do I do that please?
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Well I know you can buy cushion backs from sewing shops but the lazy slatterns way (ie me) is to buy a cheap cushion in a coordinating colour and just sew it on the front .. this was a cushion I made - I sewed the squares together then stitched it to a green cushion and did a crochet edging around the outside of the squares - it was much easier than messing about making a cushion. Its not a very good picture - not got any close ups of it sorry.

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That's beautiful Julie.
Helen I can't believe how quickly you've taught yourself! Your crochet looks great )app(
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Julie envy}}

That is beautiful, I am on a mission now )grin2(
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Wow it is gorgeous....I am thinking about getting myself a crochet hook and trying....you are inspiring :-D
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OMG Julie - you are brilliant at it! )b( Absolutely stunning!

I am feeling a little bit pathetic with my saggy square now! {rofwl}

BTW, must tell you, Bok bok came round the other day and I showed her my new set of crochet hooks that had just arrived from ebay. So she asked if she could 'borrow' one yike* At first i said not a chance, but then she smiled so sweetly....

...so I ordered her another set, and when it arrived, reclaimed my hook.

So my friend came round yesterday and I showed her my new set of crochet hooks. She too asked if she could borrow one yike* At first I said not a chance, but she left with a hook and my only crochet book....

I am now in the process of ordering a third set. {rofwl}
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Have you got a 4.5 I could borrow )grin2(
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NO!!!

(That was the polite version!! .ang. )
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p.penn wrote:NO!!!

(That was the polite version!! .ang. )




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And that's before you start losing them too .. if I had a pound for every odd knitting needle I've got I'd never have to work again :-D
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I was tidying up today and found a vintage (1960/70) crochet book which I bought a while back to show my friend as it had a crocheted sailors cap in it and I thought it was hysterically funny as her husband sails. {rofwl}

It has all sorts in it though, dresses, bed cape, etc etc! I rather like it!!
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