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I Know How to Crochet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    Its Okay

    My blind aunt taught me to crochet when i was 14. That woman is incredible. She does so many great things. And she is the best cook. Her food is delicious!
    PeaceLovinIndividual PeaceLovinIndividual 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Second Project For Me

    I know how to crochet. I learned in October. I made me a afghan already. For Christmas, I made scarfs. That was quit a lot of work to get them done on time. That you would think that I was done with yarn for a while. Nope, I have been making me another afghan. This one will be...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 19, 2011

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    Just Learned How To Crochet!

    Yesterday, a friend of  mine lent me her crochet hook and some yarn and taught me how to do a very basic stich. I'm not sure what any of the technical terms are but, I pull through one loop, then pull through both loops, then repeat. Starting was kind of difficult (after...
    AriesChan AriesChan 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2010

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    I Find Crocheting Rather Tedious

    I do know how to do some of the basic stitches though up to the triple crochet. langweilig!
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Crochet

    I learned how to crochet in October 2010. How did I get into it? Well, my deceased mother used to do it and she taught me to make a Granny Square for my teacher for Christmas in the 2nd grade. Since then, I have never crocheted anything else. One day I was bored out of my mind...
    Kcharles1992 Kcharles1992 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2012

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    It Was Such a 70s Thing

    I used to love doing this.  I made lots of money in high school making hats and vests.  I even taught myself how to read the patterns.  I wish I had the time to get back into it.  It was so creative.
    Katija Katija 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    Still Learning

    I'm a self taught crocheter. Everything I learned was from youtube and my first project was an amigurumi jellyfish then I made an unicorn with an overside head.This past year I've been crocheting granny squares for a blanket I hope to finish this fall though I do get distracted...
    sssloth sssloth 26-30, F May 14, 2013

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    As much as I know how to cook, I leave that to my husband. I specialize in anything Italian while he basks in all that is Oriental... I know how to cook but he more than enjoys...
    LoveOverHatred LoveOverHatred 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Before this feeling I felt good and happy. Now I don't know how I feel. I don't know if I am upset or just have no feeling. I just don't feel myself anymore. Thank you!
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm always sad and down but no one notices and i don't know how to change that and be happy again
    whoreallyami whoreallyami 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Lmfao I can't flirt at all. I've actually tried before with my male friend and he said I sucked xD I don't know how people flirt, like I get super awkward out of no where.
    drunkpunker drunkpunker 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Well, I just don't know how to start any kind of conversation. The friends I have are mostly the ones that starts them... I'd just blurt out a random / stupid thought.
    jellyfishz jellyfishz 13-15, T 6 days ago

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    Since I have never been in one xD But I still don't know how and all that and I'm afraid that, soon, all my friends will be in a relationship and I'm just sitting on my couch...
    jellyfishz jellyfishz 13-15, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can text the girl I like on how I feel I don't know why but it easier to text it in person but when I try in person I just get really shy
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    I know that I am fighting about similar stuff but this is mostly about emotions. I don't understand what I am feeling, am I sad or happy. Am I mad or calm. My emotions are all...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's like therapy. When I was young, my mother boiled everything. But, when I met my wife, I discovered that good could actually taste good... and be good for you at the...
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    Hi guys, i recently found a way to make a little extra cash. its not a "get rich quick" scheme. those are usually scams. and they won't ask you to deposit money either. But you do...
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    Why am I stuck on someone who could give two ***** about me? He left me and alcohol wise I'm doing so much better. I haven't had a drink since Feb 7th. And we're not even together...
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    Touch it gently, put two fingers inside, if it's wide, put three, make sure it's wet and rub up and down. Yep, that's how you wash a cup. But I bet you didn't think...
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    I have two extremely ticklish spots my sides and my thighs but I think my thighs are much more sensative. It was in my best friends tree house and we were talking about shoes and...
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    I am a constantly uncertain about myself. They say your own worst enemy is yourself and i can see why. I tell myself lies that stop me from moving on and i hate that. How can i...
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    How about one word? "Overrated."
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    There are still many pages that are blank and must be written... But I don't want this story to be boring. How can I prevent that? Oh, right. Stop thinking, start doing
    jellyfishz jellyfishz 13-15, T 6 days ago

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    Got drunk last night and repeatedly told my bf how much I like him. He never once said he liked me, too, but he did make fun of me for it today.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How about one word... Painful
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    how much he means to me.... hes my life and the air i breath
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    When I had my 10 birthday, which was a big deal for my mum, she had the idea to apply glitter gel to my face and hands before the party. I bent backward and turned the face away...
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    i am so tired of trying to understand. I don't know what to do nor do I feel like I care.
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    its hard to forget ..... i know it would takes years to forget about it but u have to do it bc u need to move on
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