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  • My Idea At My Big Idea I Went Way Outside My Comfort Zone And Chose A Creative Area

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    to learn. My idea of choice comes from a various medium of art, crochet. My mom and friend, Megan are big crocheters but I simply do not have the patience! I also lack vision when it comes to crafting. I can follow a pattern perfectly fine but to create something on the spot challenges me at times. Later on you will find I love how this big idea challenged me. II. Results of Preliminary Research- For those who do not know crochet is a needlework technique performed using a hook plus fiber or other

  • Essay about The Art of Knitting and Crocheting

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    creation. Will this colorful skein of yarn become knotted to make an afghan, a sweater, socks or hats? The combinations are endless but lead to the great debate among yarn enthusiast, do I knit or do I crochet? Knitting is completed in rows and follows block construction, where as crochet can travel in any direction and takes on a

  • The Crochet Coral Reef Project

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    to wind its way through the legal system. But her goal is to capture the voices of a generation not yet old enough to vote, but who will nonetheless inherit our climate legacy. Margaret Wertheim Science writer/ crafter Project: Crochet Coral Reef project The Crochet Coral Reef project is an epic art installation led by the twin sisters Margaret and Christine Wertheim, who are natives of Australia. Now in its eleventh year of operation, the collaborative project is their crafty response to the

  • Robin Brzozowski's Article: Understanding Crochet

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    blankets. I have always wanted to learn how to crochet, but never had the patience nor the time to do so. However, if you really want to learn something, you have to make the time and stick to it to make it worth it. Some of the variables that have originally deterred me from learning was the daunting use of a Crochet language and diagrams, but all you need to know is how to crack the code as stated in Robin Brzozowski’s article: Understanding Crochet Diagrams: The Key to Breaking the Code on craftsy

  • Personal Narrative: Learning How To Crochet

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    I have learned many things over the thirty-plus hours I have spent on my Senior Project. My Senior Project is learning how to Crochet, and so far I have have created scarves, a blanket and granny squares. During this time, I have learned how to prioritize, organize, pay attention to detail and learn how to budget. Crochet, while a relaxing pastime, was a lot more complicated than I had anticipated at first. Crocheting takes up space, materials and most importantly lots of time. Making something

  • How Does Crochet Before You Start

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    Crochet: Before You Start It is a well-known fact that needlework is a creative, pleasant and relaxing work. Here belong such techniques as embroidery, knitting, sewing, crochet and so on. Crochet is performed using a crochet hook for making fabric, lace, garments, hats, bags, blankets, toys and even jewellery. Brief History It is hard to believe but the first use of the word “crochet” dates back to the beginning of the 17th century when it had little in common with a modern understanding of this

  • What Does Crochet Mean To Me Essay

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    scarves because there fast and easy I want to make myself a crocheted infinity scarf but it's hard enough for me to buy myself something and even harder to take the time to crochet something for myself knowing I should be doing Christmas presents for other people and when it's warm weather it's just not on my mind to crochet something warm. Let me know asap when you find out the Christmas party date and what everyone's already signed up for. I'm pretty sure I'll be able to get off and everything

  • Why Crocheting Is Wrong

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    People who thinks chocolate is addictive have obviously never tried crocheting. A double crochet stitch is four times the height of a knit stitch. According to Dutch magazine “penelope,” crocheting come from “croche” the middle French word for hook. The first published crochet patterns appeared in 1824 in a Dutch magazine “penelope”(dutch magazine,2007). Nobody has any idea on when, where, or who made crocheting a thing, but it sure is popular than anybody ever thought. I have seen a lot

  • Anna Wuerfle Brown: Knitting For Social Change

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    school girls took classes in knitting and crochet, with the hopes of earning a living through these skills. Crochet does appear to have always been a female-dominated craft. “In the early 20th century, crochet designers such as Anne Champe Orr, Mary Card, Anna Wuerfle Brown were known for their art and gained a loyal following.” (Werker) This was a leisure that appeared to be heavily influenced by women for the most part. This may be true because crochet is relatively

  • How To Braid Essay

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    How to blend natural hair with braids Whenever it becomes necessary to blend braids with your natural hair, the first step is to ensure that you choose extensions or braiding hair that closely matches your own texture. Alternately, it is possible to manipulate your own texture to match those of the extensions, such as doing a braid out or twist out to obtain a texture that would blend well with curly extensions. If the extensions are straight, it is also possible to stretch and straighten your natural