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Good Morning from Salem, Oregon
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Oct 4, 2015
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sandib message #1
Good Morning from Salem, Oregon
October 4, 2015 at 12:27:32 PM
 
I have been crocheting for several decades and continue to be amazed by the fabuous items that are produced by all you creative crochet addicts.

Looking forward to learning to crochet a graphgan.  Any tips, tricks and secrets woudl be gladly accepted.


 
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Re: Good Morning from Salem, Oregon
October 4, 2015 at 11:22:55 PM  (in response to sandib message #1)
 
Welcome!  Smile

I haven't been to Oregon in years, but I remember how gorgeous it is...those beautiful trees!  What a lovely state you live in...jealous!

As for graphghans, if you've never made one before, my suggestion would be to start with a smaller one before jumping into a large project.  I know how hard it is to start small when you're really itching to do something on a grander scale, but only by starting small can you know what you'll be getting into with a larger project.  I always tell people it's like when I tried to bead crochet...I couldn't do it.  It was so uncomfortable having the beads on the thread and trying to work with them.  Once I changed to pony beads and yarn, it was a breeze!  I learned how it all works and how to hold the thread with the beads, and it wasn't difficult on the large scale beads, so I knew I was ready to crochet with much smaller beads.  Smile


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