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    Hello Crochet Lovers - I am busy working on crochet items to sell.  I have joined a community that allows people who cannot work at the typical job, to sell their work monthly...
    Sheri1969 Sheri1969 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2007

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    I Crochet Small Projects. -  I taught myself to crochet through books and the internet.  I've never actually seen anyone crochet in person, aside from watching my own...
    nowfree nowfree 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    A Duck. - You know, it's funny EP suggested this experience to me, along with "Lessons from Grandma, which will be my next visit tonight, for a few reasons. One, it was my Grandma...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M Dec 9, 2010

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    A Little Humor For The Yarnies! -
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Ugly Blanket #2 - And his brother, Single Thread, made with the leftover yarn from each panel.Single Thread went on to be adopted by my dad and his significant other.
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2013

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    Well Sorta - I like to do it but I'm not good at it. Grandma taught me and all I ever made were Barbie cloths. Tried to make a blanket for my first born and ended up with a bad...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2007

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    Chain Single Stich Chain Two . . . - Oh how I do enjoy stiching and creating with a chrochet hook.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Apr 27, 2013

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    Learned At My Old Job.. - I worked in a kids shelter and one of the teens was crocheting a lot she was going on visits a lot but had promised to teach us(me and my boss who is 2...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Mar 4, 2008

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    No Time To Crochet - I've always wanted to crocheting since I started working at Joann's Fabrics and Crafts in 2006 but I never told anyone because I was always told that the only...
    tammybrown25 tammybrown25 22-25, F Nov 15, 2010

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    I Crocheted Silk Shawls For My Bridesmaids - I have always loved the afghans and tablecloths my grandmother crocheted for us. When I had surgery I picked up my bag of hooks and...
    unwantedtwin unwantedtwin 31-35, F May 6, 2011

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    How To Turn A Crochet Blanket Into A Skirt? - The first blanket I made turned into a 30 foot scarf type item i was wondering if anyone can tell me how I would go about making this...
    Crochetbeginner Crochetbeginner 31-35 Nov 21, 2012

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    Crochet - I learned to crochet when I was about 9 and did it off and on till I was around 25 or so. Thats when it all kind of clicked! Hey I can jst get this yarn and do this...
    Angelique Angelique 41-45, F Oct 22, 2007

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    I Crochet (too Much!) - It started with some yarn and a hook I found years ago.  My mom had taught me the very basics of crochet when I was a little kid, but I didn't do...
    rockstarjoker rockstarjoker 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Crochet For A Good Cause - I crochet in my school's crochet club and we make little things for each holiday, like hearts for Valentines Day,shamrocks for St Patties, things like...
    Clubhollows123 Clubhollows123 13-15, F Jan 11, 2013

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    Crochet - I've been crocheting since I was about 7 years old. My mama taught me, and I practiced untill I was good at it. A year later, I started working on a blanket and I've been...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    Looking For Yarn For Charity - Hi everyone! I am 15 years old, and my great grandmother taught me how to crochet about five years ago. I haven't crochet in a while, but I decided...
    chocbunnykiller chocbunnykiller 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    Crochet Little Things... - i love to crochet little things from small bags.necklaces,decorations and even key chain holder with sea shell..i'm hoping i can sell some but it's hard...
    malunggay malunggay 36-40, F Oct 9, 2012

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    Fall Weather.. - https://www.etsy.com/listing/101919682/pumpkin-beanie-babys-first-autumnI'm ready!
    JenniferSH636 JenniferSH636 22-25, F Aug 24, 2012

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    Grandma - My grandmother was the person in my life who always made me feel loved.  Even though she's been gone for over 20 years I still dream about her.  Now that I have...
    bmbmbm bmbmbm 56-60 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    I Crochet - I don't do this often and I'm not good at it, but I do enjoy sitting down and crocheting.  I made a scarf once and tried to make more scarves.  That's all I...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 May 26, 2008

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    This Is Exciting! I'd Love to Meet More Crocheters - Hi I've been crocheting for ages, (atleast 20 years) and I've recently found out that I can meet more crocheters online, chat...
    Amber35 Amber35 36-40 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    Crocheting Is Therapeutic For Me - I started crocheting about 2 years ago, so I'm somewhat of a beginner. It helps me with my anxiety when I'm in public, and it gave me comfort...
    amoryalegria79 amoryalegria79 31-35, F Apr 26, 2011

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    I Have A New Hat For Sale! I'm Calling It Ashley's Hat - https://www.etsy.com/listing/101912870/womens-fitted-beanie-w-brim
    JenniferSH636 JenniferSH636 22-25, F Oct 8, 2012

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    Hooked On Crochet! - I first learned to crochet when I was about 8, my grandmother taught me and it is something that most of the women in my family do. For the longest time, the...
    ThatGirlAriel ThatGirlAriel 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    A Question - Patterns, Stitch Guides - I have the hardest time with patterns and all of the things I crochet are learned with the help of youtube videos. Any tips on how to get the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 23, 2012

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    Thank You Grandma! - My grandmother first taught me to crochet when I was about 5.  We'd try on and off for years before other things became more important.  I had all...
    pilotjess pilotjess 36-40, F May 5, 2008

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    Love To Crochet! - I taught myself how to crochet a couple of years ago and I love it! I haven't done it in a while, but I'm looking forward to picking it back up. The last project...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn 36-40, F 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    I Crochet - Hi my name is Candice i'm 32 years old from Chaska MN. I crochet and needle point. Mostly I crochet. I love crocheting it keeps my Axcity down and my depression and...
    Princess3012 Princess3012 31-35, F 1 Response May 19, 2011

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    I was 4-5 when I first started and all I could make was triangles. I gradually got better and now I love making everything I can find a pattern for. I've done a lot of hats and...
    smilingirl smilingirl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Crochet Theraphy - I started crocheting three years ago... At the time I was having seriously bad migraine symptoms..a migraine that woldn't stop! I could barely concentrate for...
    taintedbutterfly taintedbutterfly 36-40, F Jan 11, 2013

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    I Hve Always Loved to Crochet - My grndmother taught me when I was about 5. I learned to make a chain. I made chains miles long. Every color I could. I would make chains that went...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Ugly Blanket. - Finished it in 2008. My first project.
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    Lifetime Hobby - I learned to crochet when I was about 8, and have enjoyed this hobby since. I make blankets, layettes, doilies, tablr cloths, etc. This hobby became even more...
    amberreflections amberreflections 41-45, F Feb 15, 2012

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    Crochet The Family Way.... - One of my earliest memories is that of my Grandmother crocheting. She always had a mammoth bag of yarn with her, and she was always making something...
    sargrebe06 sargrebe06 31-35 Mar 23, 2012

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    Hooked! - I've always been interested in crafts.  My step-grandma tried to teach me to crochet when I was five, but my chubby little fingers just didn't have the coordination...
    chaotic chaotic 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    Learning Crochet - I am still learning crochet but I don't know how to read a pattern!!!  :0
    girlkitty79 girlkitty79 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2007

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    Crochet Is So Soothing - When most think about crochet, they are thinking "Old woman" or "She must not have a life." I'm a happily (dating, hopefully married someday) woman with a...
    JenniferSH636 JenniferSH636 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I Crochet - I'm in a prayer shawl group at my church, and so far we have either knit or (in my case) croched over 50 prayer shawls. :)
    AStephens AStephens 31-35, F Mar 26, 2007

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    I Love To Crochet - I've known how to crochet since I was about 4. My mom and my grandmothers all used to make blankets. I wanted to do that, so othey taught me. It comes so easy...
    lilmasje731 lilmasje731 13-15, F Jun 28, 2011

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    Finally Picked The Hooks Back Up - My grandmother taught me the basics on how to crochet when I was around ten. I played around with that for a few months but I didn't know how to...
    cengelke cengelke 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    Detachable Beard, Bearded Beanie. - I love this hat. I was so excited to have this done. I used buttons to fasten the beard to the beanie. You're buying two items in one. https...
    JenniferSH636 JenniferSH636 22-25, F Oct 12, 2012

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    Self-taught - Last year I taught myself how to knit. So a few months ago, I decided it was time to learn how to crochet as well. In the past two months I have completed one baby...
    mscrazylady mscrazylady 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    Saving My Sanity And Lots Of Other Fun Things On The Way - I love crafts but hate waste so I look for ways to recycle and craft. My thing has become ragrugs because of the...
    kiamack kiamack 56-60, F Jul 4, 2013

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    Projects - I have so many unfinished projects it isn't even funny. Righ now I am trying to finish a blanket for my niece and my nephew that was supposed to be christmas gifts last...
    geostar80 geostar80 26-30, F Apr 19, 2011

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    Tablecloth - I find crocheting relaxing.  My grandmother taught me years ago.  I saw a tablecloth in a magazine that I just loved so I had to make it.  The darn...
    Sluie Sluie 56-60 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    First Time - I have just finished my first crochet blanket and now I need to learn how to start them all over again. I have forgotten. I want to start making blankets for future...
    fishnetglo fishnetglo 18-21, F Feb 8, 2012

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