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Thu 2-Dec-10
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wave  Well done Heather.  I am so glad and love the photo.

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Thanks, Matey.  You put me on the right track, so Well Done to you, too.

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Well done, Heather, and lovely pictures - lurv your blankets, too !!

Crochet is wonderful - much prefer it to knitting - and it grows quicker. laugh

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Wed 5-Jan-11
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New attempt - Roo's blanket

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wave Wonderful blanket, wonderful photo  welldone

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Wed 5-Jan-11
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Thanks Matey.  I'm feeling chuffed that I remembered it and got it right first time.  A good start to the New Year.

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That's a smashing blanket - I like the lacy white cloth too.

I'll try that again!

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I've been crocheting over Christmas, too.

Daughter asked for some wristwarmers, and it only takes about an hour to do each one, so I made a pair for her and some for myself, too !

Lovely and warm!

I've also made a Granny-square-envelope-bag, but I haven't lined it yet, so I'll post it when finished.

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Well done BS, I like your beaded things too, how do  you make them?

I almost completed a pair last winter but can't recall where I put them, all I need to do is sew up the seams.

I'll try that again!

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wave They are great Val.  They look so cosy.  They would be just the thing for feeding birds, hens etc.  Free fingers but warm hands.

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Danuta, I'll make you some and send them on to you!  big_hug

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Toffeeapple said:

Well done BS, I like your beaded things too, how do  you make them?

I almost completed a pair last winter but can't recall where I put them, all I need to do is sew up the seams.


 

How did I make the beaded things, or the wristwarmers?

The beaded things were all a bit of trial and error - I drew pictures on squared paper first.

I also experimented with the wires - some were too thick, and the copper wire broke too easily - laugh - and now I don't know what to do with them, or know what they're for !!!!!!!!!

My original thoughts were as phone charms, but I  don't know how to proceed with that!

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Val knitted us both a smashing pair of wristwarmers - thank you very much indeed, BS. That was a brilliant and very welcome surprise. big_hug rose

Amazingly, the tips of my fingers remain quite warm when wearing them. I guess they cover up all those subcutaneous veins in our wrists and back of hands and make the blood flow warmer to fingertips. I had never heard of them before now but very highly recommended. magic

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wave  I received some today too.  I am delighted with them.  They are oh so cosy.

 I am slightly embarrassed though as when I read my post, it sounded like I was hinting for a pair.  I wasn't, honestly, but thank you so much Val for your kindness.  They will be so useful to me.  You are such a dear, especially as I know you were very busy

Such a lovely birthday present.  big_hug 

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brightspark said:

I've been crocheting over Christmas, too.

Daughter asked for some wristwarmers, and it only takes about an hour to do each one, so I made a pair for her and some for myself, too !


 Nice one, Brightspark! welldone

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