Favorite Things about Crochet

I have several favorite things about crochet so I will only name a few.
  1. When I travel, it is easy to carry along because it can be small, compact and easy to pack.
  2. There are many styles, techniques and always something that will keep me interested.
  3. I have a great appreciation for the flexibility that comes along with crochet. If something is not aligning up right, I can usually ease it in to place.
  4. Crochet makes great gifts. I have given away many of my projects to people all around the world.
  5. Many projects are quick and easy and can be completed in a few hours time.
What are your favorites about crochet?

Comments

  1. teresa,

    though i am taking my baby steps in crochet, i would say crocheting kepps me immensely stress free and happy that i m able to do things like slippers,beanie hat etc for my loved ones... all this is not possible without your videos,written instructions and tips...

    thank you..

    regards,
    chits

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  2. I'm BRAND NEW to this Teresa but very interested in learning. I will be using your youtube instrucionals and starting off slow while on this relaxing Christmas break.

    God bless.

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  3. My number one favorite thing is that there is only one tool. I also quilt and it annoys me so that I have to lug out all my equipment to work on my projects. Crochet is easily kept within one little bag for my current project.

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  4. A few of my favorite things about Crochet:

    - It's very portable! :)
    _ It's so easy to pick up where you left off, even if it's been a while. :)
    - You can have several projects going at once so you never get board with what you are creating! :)
    - STASH!! LOL

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  5. LisaShaw,
    Enjoy your Christmas break. Comment or send e-mail if you have questions if you should need help.

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  6. Teresa,
    Hope you are enjoying the holidays. The things I love about crochet:
    -Watching a ball of yarn become something
    -The variety of yarns..so many colors, textures..
    -The quiet peace it gives me when I crochet
    -Challenging myself by learning a new stitch or pattern
    -The look of joy when someone receives a project I've done for them

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  7. Thank you so much for the clear explanation of the stitches and the tutorals on You Tube!
    Thanks to you I enjoy crocheting, the way I never thought possible!
    If you ant to see some of my projects: http://www.versatile006.nl (text is in Dutch ;-) )
    Again: thank you and please keep doing this!
    The fun for me is to do this and be al little less stressfull...

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  8. Oops, my url is wrong! Should be: http://www.versatile006.blogspot.com

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  9. I also knit, but I like crocheting better. The reason why is crocheting is more forgiving than knitting. it is easier to go back and fix your mistakes. If you make a mistake in knitting you might as well forget about it.

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  10. well i have 2 small kiddos so i like crochet because if they get a hold of it, i can usually fix it without too much trouble. and i can put it down at any point and then pick it up later even if i'm in the middle of a row. it's also so fun to go into a store and see a scarf or hat and say "i could totally make that!" and then actually do it!
    hope you have a great new year teresa!
    thanks,
    kristina

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  11. I hope everyone is enjoying the new year and celebrating safely. I appreciate your input through reading, comments and feedback so thank you for your participation.

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  12. A fellow crocheterApril 12, 2009 at 9:53 PM

    Thank you Teresa For sharing your comments on crochet.

    I love the versatility of crochet and how you can make many things(not just hats and scarfs). Small and long term projects, what ever you like.

    I find crochet a very relaxing activity to do.

    I like that you can pack your crochet in your purse and tote it around anywhere you go, just to do something if you start getting bored.

    I like the finished object, gives you a nice feeling of accomplishment.

    People are very happy when you make them a crocheted gift.

    I like that I don't seem to get bored(and I hope this never changes), with the projects and things I am doing.

    I've also noticed since I crochet, I pay much more attention to designs and graphical details around me.

    I get really excited about thinking of a new project, inspirational ideas.

    I like it also that if I make a mistake it's easily fixed, most of the time. I probably could go on and on.

    But those are just a few.

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