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Latest Comments
  • CraftExpert
    Re: Crochet Equipment and Essentials
    @pandora. after you you've made the chain, when working in the round you take yourself back to the first stitch to form the…
    27 February 2015
  • pandora
    Re: Crochet Equipment and Essentials
    Can you explain to me why, when it states that a pattern is worked in the round, it says to make a chain and turn at the end…
    24 February 2015
  • PatsyMike
    Re: Glossary of Knitting Terminology
    I have a Gansey pattern which has no glossary with it. Can anyone tell me what "(Wind 2) twice" / "yfwd, k3, pass yfwd over…
    23 February 2015
  • CraftExpert
    Re: Knitting Mistakes and Corrections
    @Angiebenn. This is what we found in a pattern: ICOS - including cast off stitch. (After casting off the stated number of…
    20 February 2015
  • angiebenn
    Re: Knitting Mistakes and Corrections
    Can anyone please tell me what the abbreviations ICOS mean? I came across it whilst making an animal using an American…
    17 February 2015
  • Handmadecards
    Re: Sell Your Home Made Cards
    Excellent information good information Thank you
    11 February 2015
  • CraftExpert
    Re: Sell Your Home Made Cards
    @littlesoz - @This is perfectly fair really - most stamp companies allow commercial use as long as they are hand stamped and hand…
    14 January 2015
  • Littlesoz
    Re: Sell Your Home Made Cards
    I have always wanted to have my own little business selling the cards that I make, however I do use a lot of rubber stamps and dies. I…
    11 January 2015
  • CraftExpert
    Re: Glossary of Knitting Terminology
    @ovaltine: Slip one - simply slip a stitch from left needle to right yfrt - We assume this is yarn foward - so make sure your…
    17 December 2014
  • ovaltine
    Re: Glossary of Knitting Terminology
    Hi. I am knitting from a Rico pattern and it's telling me to s1,yfrt,s1p,yuk. Knit tog next St and loop across St (s1 and…
    16 December 2014
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