Jessie C

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I have just started to venture into the world of the more expensive yarns. That's why I like the loveknitting web site, it gives me a chance to try out the more expensive yarns that are on sale which doesn't cost an arm or a leg ( for example to make a sweater). I also crochet which I was taught at the age of 10 yrs by a sweet grandmotherly neighbor. She taught both my sister and I to crochet. She had the patience of a saint. She was so sweet and kind to us that my sister and I picked it up very fast and taught ourselves " to read a doily or whatever we wanted to make" before we graduated to the written pattern. What a gift that sweet woman gave to two little girls that summer. It has been a good memory to visit from time to time of my sister and I struggling to learn how to crochet and to learn how to control the tension of the thread with our small hands. This was the beginning of a long relationship with hand crafts in: knitting , sewing , quilting, tole painting and wood w

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  • Knitting19 Skills

    Knitting: Over 50 years

    19 Skills

    • Cast on & bind off
    • Knit and purl stitches
    • Simple increase & decrease
    • Picking up stitches
    • Fair Isle
    • Lace Work
    • Knitting in the round
    • Turn a heel
    • Intarsia
    • I-cord
    • Ribbed
    • Tubular cast on/off
    • Short rows
    • Garter
    • Kitchener
    • Stocking
    • Slipped stitches
    • Cables
    • Provisional cast on
  • Crochet20 Skills

    Crochet: Over 50 years

    20 Skills

    • Chain
    • Slip stitch
    • Single crochet
    • Double crochet
    • Afghan Stitch
    • Increase & decrease
    • Surface crochet
    • Half double crochet
    • Bullion/Roll stitch
    • Magic Ring
    • Colorwork
    • Front/Back post stitch
    • Double treble crochet
    • Lace Crochet
    • Treble crochet
    • Working in the round
    • Filet crochet
    • Hairpin crochet
    • Freeform
    • Broomstick crochet
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