General chatter Because life isn't just about dieting. Play games, jokes, or share what's new in your life!

Thread Tools
Old 05-30-2010, 03:16 AM   #16  
fat-fighting ninja!
2phatinvictoria's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Victoria bc Canada
Posts: 355

S/C/G: 276/seeticker/235

Height: 5'7


i crochet

i make blankets, hats, scarfs, mittens, socks, you name it
2phatinvictoria is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2010, 07:26 AM   #17  
Senior Member
MeganTheMushroom's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Vermont
Posts: 258

S/C/G: 174/167/145

Height: 5'8


I love knitting, but I can't crochet- I'd love to learn though!

I like making small little toys that I don't know what to do with :P
But I also enjoy making hats, scarves, bags, purses, and I'm making a coat, but I havent worked on it in months since it's so warm out now
MeganTheMushroom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2010, 10:18 AM   #18  
Back on Track 2 Healthy
cathydoe's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Midwest
Posts: 2,873

S/C/G: 270/254.4/Healthy

Height: 5 feet Tall


Originally Posted by patchworkpenguin View Post
Homebound, Beautiful work! I sew, but I make quilts.
Homebound those are MARVELOUS! And I too dabble in quilting and sewing but I would love to crochet. I have tried but my stitches are so uneven!
cathydoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2010, 11:42 AM   #19  
Es ist ein neuer Tag!
MamaP's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Missouri
Posts: 1,371

S/C/G: Highest 280+

Height: 5' 7"


Homebound ~ those are very pretty. I am a crafter, but I never could get the hang of crochet or knitting. I tried crocheting my daughter a baby blanket (a giant granny square) when she was a baby ~ it ended up being a doll blanket (I got bored and frustrated). She is now grown and expecting baby number two. She used to crochet some when she was younger - an aunt taught her. She is on unofficial bed rest (do and move as little as possible) due to pregnancy complications so I sent her a box of yarn (a variety of colors) with a "learn to crochet" kit and a "learn to knit" kit. She is crocheting a baby blanket for the new baby (I sent her another box of yarn yesterday so she'll have enough of the same yarn for the blanket). She doesn't have much time to finish it - they are going to take the baby by c-section most likely at 36 weeks (June 14). I am hoping it will rekindle her love of crochet and get her to learn how to knit (she's been watching you tube videos to help figure it out). It is a dying art I wish I could learn. I sew some, but nothing fancy. I have big plans for my craft/scrapbook room, once I get it put together. BTW ~ I would love to see pictures of your t-shirts. It would be fun to see pictures from everyone of what they make. The main thing I do is paint primitive signs. I made hair bows for while, but ended up giving that up ~ actually, I've dabbled in a lot of different crafts over the years (pouty dolls, fairy wings, dress-up stuff for little girls, wands, halos, gift baskets, etc.). It depends on what I'm in the mood to make.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSCN0258.jpg (40.8 KB, 13 views)
MamaP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2010, 07:54 PM   #20  
Senior Member
HoneyMustard's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: West Sacramento, CA
Posts: 377


Height: 5'4"


Thanks for all the compliments!
Here are some pics of some things I've been sewing!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Ren Dress.jpg (21.1 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg Grey LongSleeveTee.jpg (16.7 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg LongSleeveBabydollTee.jpg (15.9 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg Lilac Camisole.jpg (13.8 KB, 3 views)
File Type: jpg Teal ShortSleeveTee.jpg (14.3 KB, 7 views)
HoneyMustard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2010, 01:31 PM   #21  
BrokenAnkle's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 51

S/C/G: 233/195/150

Height: 5'6"


I knit, learned when I was about ten, but am not all that good considering, LOL. I can make a pretty good blanket, scarves, baby hats, etc. but can't do anything like sweaters
BrokenAnkle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2010, 06:13 PM   #22  
Wysteria's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Nearly London :)
Posts: 175

S/C/G: 168/138/133

Height: 5'5


I'm a knitter, but I'm a lazy knitter. I'm the world's best scarf knitter though, I like projects that don't mean I have to think, so I tend to make scarves, purses, bags... easy things.

I also got given a spinning wheel for my birthday and have got very into it, I just need to sort out a workroom so I don't get asked to stop spinning because it sounds like I'm dragging a dead body across the floor!
Wysteria is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2010, 08:15 PM   #23  
MissNibs's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 60

S/C/G: 278/257/165

Height: 5' 8"


I started knitting after last Christmas and really like it.

So far I've made 8 scarves and some wash cloths. Have knit a number of different patterns.

Used to do a lot of sewing but kind of lost interest.

MissNibs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2010, 08:33 PM   #24  
Senior Member
llmw1951's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Stilwell, Oklahoma
Posts: 252

S/C/G: 168/166.5/135

Height: 5 ft. 4 inches


I do both....though I haven't done anything in awhile! My favorite is probably just Knitted Dishrags! My Favorite finished piece is the Lord's Prayer!
llmw1951 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2010, 10:33 PM   #25  
Sweet Tea Sweetie's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 41

Height: 5/4


I knit all the time with needles or a loom.I mostly make hats and scarves.Crochet confuses me.
Sweet Tea Sweetie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-12-2010, 11:12 PM   #26  
I like ponies... and you?
Thread Starter
Serbrider's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: TX
Posts: 732

S/C/G: 220/ticker/140

Height: 5'9"


I'm now working on a baby blanket.
Serbrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2010, 05:20 PM   #27  
Evee's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 70

S/C/G: 222/217.1/130

Height: 5'5"


I can knit your basic scarf, but that is about it! haha
Evee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2010, 07:54 PM   #28  
Waddle fast Flap hard FLY
patchworkpenguin's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 5,354

S/C/G: Top 272~restart 255

Height: 5'7


Wanted to share some projects

quilt for a friend

preemie outfit

preemie outfit. the white thing is a diaper

preemie outfit

wall quilt for Mom
patchworkpenguin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2010, 10:12 PM   #29  
sterling gurl's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Idaho
Posts: 39

S/C/G: ?/?/120-125

Height: 5'3


I just started crocheting and I've made two dishrags (b/c I can't wait to make them really cute so I can give htem away as gifts..I'm thinking big ribbon wrapped around them with a bar of soap and cute little flower

I also made a small circle type thing with bright pink yarn that looks like a ball of fish eggs for my boyfriend (he's a fishing guide) and he went out and caught a salmon with it! So, maybe I'll start making those and selling them haha
sterling gurl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-14-2010, 10:17 PM   #30  
Senior Member
giselley's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 538

Height: 6-1.5


I just knitted potholders/dishrags. I can do a decent knit purl but just for useful items, not for "pretty things." I made a large Jute square and think I would like to knit a jute rug one day. I love my jute square and use it a a trivet.
giselley is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ISO support to lose 50lbs...any takers? Reds2004 Support Groups 700 08-10-2005 11:52 AM
Desperate Housewives (Formerly SAHM's) #283 Monday mamawithdreams Support Groups 52 11-02-2004 08:23 AM
CCRRMM Sizzling and Slimming in the Spring & Summer Palace anagram Support Groups 331 06-21-2004 12:34 PM
Time For Serious Fun #65 gma22 Support Groups 54 05-01-2004 07:42 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:03 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.