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New Blog

Posted by Noha on September 4, 2011 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I started a new blog at http://madeinegypt.blogspot.com. I already posted  a free pattern there. I will be posting more patterns and pictures of my work.

Colorful Windchime Afghan

Posted by Noha on June 17, 2011 at 1:52 PM Comments comments (0)

 

By: Lion Brand Yarn

If you're looking for something to really brighten up your room then this is the perfect crochet pattern for you. Make a windchime afghan pattern from Lion Brand Yarn. Stripes and lace combine to make this afghan perfect.


 

MATERIALS:

Vanna's Choice Yarn, 3.5 oz/100g (170 yd/156 m) balls, 4-ply worsted-weight, 100% acrylic...

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Cheerful Dish Cloth

Posted by Noha on June 9, 2011 at 1:39 PM Comments comments (1)

Get in the mood for spring anytime of the year with this daisy-colored yellow and white dish cloth. This dish cloth crochet pattern brings warmth and cheer to your kitchen. This dattern is for the dish cloth at top right. For the dishcloth at bottom left, see the Daisy Dish Cloth Crochet Pattern.

 

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Valentine Heart

Posted by Noha on June 6, 2011 at 2:13 AM Comments comments (0)



Materials used

 

- crochet hook No.1 (2,25 mm)

- red cotton yarn

- polyfil to stuff

- tapestry needle and scissors

 

Abbreviations

 

sc - single crochet

sl st - slip stitch

sc2tog - single crochet decrease (work 2 sc together)

st(s) -...

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Encouraging the Egyptian Production

Posted by Noha on May 31, 2011 at 3:58 AM Comments comments (0)

I had this idea of encouraging the egyptian production. I was glad that others had the same idea and started working on it. A group has already started a compaign of letting people work from home then sell their products. We want to eliminate importing any products and start exporting. The idea is to make a lot of people join this campaign. This way the amount of egyptian crochet products manufactured will be huge. So, anyone in egypt who want's to join please visit:

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Crochet Abbreviations

Posted by Noha on May 16, 2011 at 5:38 AM Comments comments (0)

Abbreviations

These abbreviations are used in patterns.

 

Instructions and Illustrations

 

beg -- begin/begins/beginning

bpdc -- back post double crochet

bpsc -- back post single crochet

bptr -- back post treble crochet

CC -- contrasting color

ch(s) -- chain(s)

ch-- - refers to chain or space previously made (i.e. ch-1 space)

ch sp(s) -- chain space(s)

cl(s) -- cluster(s)

cm -- centimeter(...

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Which Yarn Should a Beginner Buy?

Posted by Noha on May 16, 2011 at 4:19 AM Comments comments (0)

These yarn recommendations are intended to help beginning crocheters select their first yarn to use for making practice swatches when learning how to crochet.

 

Yarn Texture: Choose a smooth yarn rather than a textured yarn; for your first several projects, avoid eyelash yarns, which can be frustrating to work with.

 

 

Yarn Color: Choose light yarn rather than dark; it can be challenging to see your stitches when you work with yarns in dark color...

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Crochet Basic Supplies

Posted by Noha on May 16, 2011 at 2:54 AM Comments comments (1)

You don't need many supplies to get started with crochet. The basics include

 

 

  • A crochet hook
  • Some fiber -- usually, yarn or crochet thread, although there are other possibilities
  • Scissors
Optional: A tapestry needle is also nice to have; you can crochet without one, but if you have one, it'll make your life easier when you've finished a project and it comes time to weave in the ends. A tape measure or ruler is helpf...
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