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joneschick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-05-09 03:01 PM
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18. Thank you!
my g'mother taught me to tat when I was ten. I failed knitting. I knit so tightly I broke the needles. I buy tatted stuff whenever I find it--it's a sort of rescue mission thing. :hi:
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  -Crocheting vs. Knitting Dangerously Amused  Apr-05-09 01:05 PM   #0 
  - I like to crochet, but I'm not able to do much beyond beginner afghans and the like.  Bunny   Apr-05-09 01:11 PM   #1 
  - Okay, so knitting is harder to do/learn, but you can make more things with it?  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 01:33 PM   #5 
  - I learned to knit and crochet as a child and I hated having to sit still  LaurenG   Apr-05-09 01:23 PM   #2 
  - Tatting, wow.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 01:39 PM   #6 
  - My Aunt is a tatter if that is what one who tats is called she has a website with help if you are  buzzard   Apr-05-09 01:52 PM   #8 
  - Wow, she DID all those beautiful things?  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 01:57 PM   #10 
  - Yes she did all these and many more not posted, she is quite talented. I have a gift from her for  buzzard   Apr-06-09 10:40 PM   #62 
     - That lake in petit point sounds just amazing!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-07-09 12:18 PM   #67 
  - Thank you!  joneschick   Apr-05-09 03:01 PM   #18 
  - My grandmother tatted also.  azmouse   Apr-05-09 02:33 PM   #14 
  - I think you can finish crochet projects quicker  Lavender Brown   Apr-05-09 01:28 PM   #3 
  - It seems to me that knitting stitches are tighter in general,  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 01:51 PM   #7 
  - I just want to learn to crochet those  hippywife   Apr-05-09 01:33 PM   #4 
  - Gotta love those sweet and generous elderly ladies!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 01:53 PM   #9 
  - I've always found crochet easier to do, therefore my crocheting skills  Arkansas Granny   Apr-05-09 02:00 PM   #11 
  - That seems to be the consensus, that crocheting is easier to do/learn.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 02:26 PM   #12 
  - You might like this site and forum  Lavender Brown   Apr-05-09 02:32 PM   #13 
  - Wow, some of that stuff is just gorgeous!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 07:24 PM   #27 
     - Also check out  bicentennial_baby   Apr-05-09 07:39 PM   #31 
        - Oh, wow!!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:39 PM   #41 
           - WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE . . .  KatyaR   Apr-06-09 07:02 PM   #58 
           - Wow, you are REALLY into it!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-07-09 11:55 AM   #65 
              - I don't have the animals, but I'm getting close to having everything else!  KatyaR   Apr-07-09 05:56 PM   #69 
                 - When you finally do get the animals it'll be charming and only a mild obsession.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-08-09 01:29 AM   #73 
           - I just signed up for an account, I guess it takes a few days,  pengillian101   Apr-08-09 01:51 AM   #75 
  - Crochet is useful for around the house items like  azmouse   Apr-05-09 02:42 PM   #15 
  - Aw, I wish I lived closer too; I would love to learn it from you!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 07:33 PM   #28 
  - I do both.  VenusRising   Apr-05-09 02:55 PM   #16 
  - Hey, I am always happy to get free advice from a pro. :D  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 07:35 PM   #29 
  - I'm still waiting for you to try Cat Bordhi's  bicentennial_baby   Apr-05-09 07:38 PM   #30 
     - You're such a pusher!  VenusRising   Apr-05-09 09:31 PM   #44 
  - laconicspouse suggests this video on the subject  laconicsax   Apr-05-09 02:57 PM   #17 
  - I didn't know what to expect... but that was freakin' HILARIOUS!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 07:50 PM   #32 
  - That is Wonderful!  ThomCat   Apr-07-09 08:12 AM   #63 
  - I prefer crocheting over knitting.  SeattleGirl   Apr-05-09 03:04 PM   #19 
  - Hey you!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:13 PM   #34 
     - Hey yourself!  SeattleGirl   Apr-05-09 08:37 PM   #40 
  - I just recently took up both and find both easy and relaxing  Jeep789   Apr-05-09 03:42 PM   #20 
  - That was one of my thoughts about the purchase vs. create price.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:16 PM   #35 
  - avid knitter here....  gblady   Apr-05-09 05:03 PM   #21 
  - That's one of the things I like best about the idea of learning to knit/crochet:  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:20 PM   #36 
  - I think crochet is easier to learn at first  wovenpaint   Apr-05-09 05:13 PM   #22 
  - Thanks for the suggestions, and I will definitely check into the youtube vids!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:21 PM   #37 
  - Granny used to 'tat'.  trof   Apr-05-09 05:15 PM   #23 
  - my Granny did tatting also, but somehow I never got any of her stuff. My great grandmothers  yellowdogintexas   Apr-05-09 05:22 PM   #25 
  - Does anybody make afgans any more?  trof   Apr-05-09 05:29 PM   #26 
     - Afghans are my favorite thing to crochet. I've made them for everyone in  Arkansas Granny   Apr-05-09 08:09 PM   #33 
  - I think it means that she was a tattoo artist.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:22 PM   #38 
  - I think knitting is more versatile, personally  bicentennial_baby   Apr-05-09 05:17 PM   #24 
  - Hey, cool. I was hoping you would check in.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 08:33 PM   #39 
     - It comes with experience  bicentennial_baby   Apr-06-09 11:26 AM   #48 
        - Aw, you are the coolest!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-06-09 11:59 AM   #50 
  - I used to do the kind of crochet work that'll send ya blind:  Lars39   Apr-05-09 08:42 PM   #42 
  - Oh man, that's incredible stuff!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-05-09 09:01 PM   #43 
  - No, no headache...just wrist strain.  Lars39   Apr-05-09 10:03 PM   #45 
  - I have issues of that mag that go back to the early '80s.  azmouse   Apr-06-09 10:49 AM   #46 
     - Neat!  Lars39   Apr-06-09 12:03 PM   #51 
  - One of the BEST places to look & learn....  Grey   Apr-06-09 11:15 AM   #47 
  - I just went there, thanks!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-06-09 11:28 AM   #49 
     - It's 'cause we're fanatics and love to include others in our obsession.  azmouse   Apr-06-09 12:07 PM   #52 
     - Uh oh. This is gonna be like a cult, right?  Dangerously Amused   Apr-06-09 12:18 PM   #53 
     - Another super, simple thing to do is....  Grey   Apr-06-09 01:35 PM   #54 
        - Don't get me started on sock yarn!  bicentennial_baby   Apr-06-09 01:43 PM   #55 
        - Hee . . . .  KatyaR   Apr-06-09 07:05 PM   #59 
           - Hahahaha  bicentennial_baby   Apr-06-09 07:20 PM   #60 
              - Ooo, I'll have to look that one up,  KatyaR   Apr-06-09 10:13 PM   #61 
        - Socks are definitely a good way to start.  surrealAmerican   Apr-06-09 04:40 PM   #57 
  - I'm finding knitting to be easier than crocheting.  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-06-09 02:06 PM   #56 
  - My nieces learned knitting when they were like, 7.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-07-09 12:04 PM   #66 
     - Waldorf schools use knitting to teach kids math  bicentennial_baby   Apr-07-09 06:00 PM   #70 
  - I do both but prefer crocheting; once you've learned the basics of a granny square  blondeatlast   Apr-07-09 09:31 AM   #64 
  - 3D stitches sounds pretty advanced; kudos to you!  Dangerously Amused   Apr-07-09 12:21 PM   #68 
     - Not really all that hard once you learn the basics. By then you are hooked (snicker).  blondeatlast   Apr-07-09 06:24 PM   #71 
  - I did some knitting when I was  TheCentepedeShoes   Apr-07-09 06:40 PM   #72 
     - Some of those sweater vests I see at the art fairs are really cool.  Dangerously Amused   Apr-08-09 01:33 AM   #74 

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