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Breathe and Believe January 4th 2019 02:12 AM

Crocheting
 
So you all remember how I talked about teaching myself how to knit? I taught myself how to crochet now. I started out with the bulkier yarn and now I'm working with smaller yarn! I'm so proud of myself. This is something I have control over and can do that centers me. Granted, it isn't for everyone, but maybe some of you should try :p

Hailey12 January 4th 2019 05:12 AM

Re: Crocheting
 
That's so cool! :hug: Crocheting seems like such a relaxing activity, and I think it would be really fun to be able to make little gifts for people. How did you teach yourself?

Recommencer January 4th 2019 10:25 AM

Re: Crocheting
 
Oooh, that is so awesome!! My mom used to crochet a lot of stuff for me when I was younger. In fact, I'm lying under a blanket she made for me right now! :p

I tried learning how to knit, and then crochet, but with my fine motor skills I really didn't have any luck with either of them. :p Oh, well! But I've definitely heard that it can be very calming - that's great that it works for you!! And I'm impressed that you taught yourself! I struggled with it even when I had someone helping me. I can understand why you're proud of yourself!

Breathe and Believe January 6th 2019 02:31 AM

Re: Crocheting
 
I just taught myself through trial and error and youtube tutorials :p My grandma smiles every time she sees me crocheting. She cannot crochet as much as she used to because her hands aren't as steady and eyesight not the greatest, and I think she's happy I'm carrying on the "family legacy" :hehe:

Quli January 22nd 2019 06:49 AM

It's really awesome! Congrats :)

By the way, youtube tutorial is a good idea, I'll try too

~Radio Flyer~ February 17th 2019 03:54 PM

Re: Crocheting
 
I know how to do double stitch crochet but not very good at doing anything else nor how to change yarns or anything but I would love to continue this at some point and maybe we can chat. I tried knitting at some point too. I am so happy you taught yourself. I know it is something a lot of people enjoy and I'm happy you found something that centers you. What project are you working on right now?

Pamarlisa March 13th 2019 06:48 AM

Re: Crocheting
 
The idea with tutoring videos is good, but you might want to think about turning your hobby into a business. Knitted products can be sold on the Internet and then earn a permanent clientele. I can recommend Choose the Best for Yourself edited and get advice on how to promote your new business. This can benefit you in the form of profit.


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