Mary Pauline M

Mary Pauline M

53 posts, 7 followers and following 8
Sep 2015    northern New Jersey

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Crocheted my first granny squares today ! Whee hee !

( sorry for the harsh lighting … ) I’m turning 50 this summer … and I have an American Girl Doll ( Julie ) to represent my era of the late 60s thru 70s. I decided to try a crochet project for her and found a free granny square doll afghan...

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Trying Loom Knitting for First Time

Received the Boye Value Knit Loom Set as a gift and allowed myself some time to play today. Working on a scarf for myself with Caron Cakes Cherry Chip on the short loom. So far, it’s about 10" long and 4 1/2" wide. Honestly, I didn’t care...

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Calling Knitters ! What's on your needles?

This is my current piece. I’m a newbie knitter, self taught. I really only know the cast on and the knit stitch. This scarf being made with Caron Cakes Cherry Chip is helping me practice not only knit but purl stitches. I am trying to do two...

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My Mom Models Christmas Knit Scarf

Mom asked for a knitted scarf for Christmas in Caron Cakes Cherry Chip. Was my first time using the yarn and my biggest project to date, since I’m a newbie knitter. I used size 8 needles and just did two rows knit followed by two rows purl...

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My Crochet ' Goal ' for 2017

Hello all! As many of you may know, overall 2016 was not a good year for me. For 2017, I’ve decided to finally take the jump and try to earn a bit of additional income via crochet. So, I’m currently in research mode. If you earn income,...

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Mary Pauline M

My Knit ' Goal ' for 2017

Hello all! As many of you may know, overall 2016 was not a good year for me. For 2017, I’ve decided to finally take the jump and try to earn a bit of additional income via knitting. So, I’m currently in research mode. If you earn income,...

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Mary Pauline M

What's Everyone Making With Caron Cakes ?

Financially, I shouldn’t have, and I really almost didn’t, but … I was called back to work after a two month layoff, so … I thought I’d treat myself. I have NO definite plans for these yet, but am considering maybe a simple knit scarf or a...

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My First Completed Knit Project - a pot holder ...

** About a week ago, I decided to take a short break from crochet and pulled out my dusty self-teach knit book. I sat for awhile with some yarn and needles from my Mom’s stash and taught myself to cast on and practiced the knit stitch. After...

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A new knitter says hello !

Hello ! While I’ve crocheted ( leftie ) since a child, taught by the best teacher ever, my Mom, I never could pick up knitting. While I tried to self teach once, it was prior to the internet, and what limited resources I could find in my area...

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Returning to crochet after many years absence

Hello! I’m Mary Pauline from northern NJ. I had learned to crochet from my Mom in the 1970’s and stayed with it thru the mid to late 1980’s, and then stupidly left the craft world. Recently, a couple years ago, I briefly returned to crochet...