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Collection additions

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These crochet patterns (many are hard-cover books) have been added to my collection since early February. Good news! I have finally developed an aversion to surfing eBay for crochet patterns!

  • 24 Floral Edgings
  • 101 Alphabets
  • 150 Weekend Crochet Projects
  • "A" is for Apple (alphabet blocks with images)
  • Afghans for Men (Chessmen, Clansman, Homesteader, Fisherman)
  • Afghans Traditional and Modern
  • Baby Layettes and Afghans
  • Big Book of Afghans, The
  • Chain Link Afghans and Pillows
  • Country Afghans
  • Crochet A Dozen Hats
  • Crochet Carry-Alls
  • Crochet Collection
  • Crocheted Afghans
  • Crocheter's Quilt Book, The
  • Crocheting & Knitting, Better Homes & Gardens
  • Doily Medley
  • Floral Hexagon Afghan (round)
  • Flowers of the Month Afghan
  • Great Afghan Book, The
  • Great Crocheted Sweaters in a Weekend
  • Layettes for Baby
  • One-Day Dainty Doilies
  • Playtime Puppets
  • Prize-Winning Afghans, Woman's Day
  • Quick and Cozy Afghans
  • Quilt Applique Afghans
  • Second Big Book of Afghans, The
  • Special Doilies for Special Times
  • Springtime Mobile (watering can and daisies)
  • Table Toppers for the Seasons
  • Valentine Plant Poke (heart-shaped)
  • Woman's Day Super Special Granny Squares, Number 7, 1979 (magazine)
  • Your Name & More in Filet Crochet

I also bought another set of 8 Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hooks sizes C through J - as extras and backups to the original set of 8 (in case I break or lose any!).

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Enjoys crocheting, gardening, cats, NASCAR (especially Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch!), reading, photography, snorkeling in Kailua-Kona with sea turtles, Sizzler's Mega Bacon Cheeseburgers, hot and iced decaf coffee, dark chocolate, color (yarn, fabric), playing around with web technologies - not necessarily in that order! Still very much a beginner with quilting, knitting, and sewing. Donates crocheted lap blankets.

List maker, detail-oriented, organized, leans heavily toward perfectionism. ISTJ. Libra.

Married to Bill. Son Greg and daughter-in-law Lauren live in Oregon. Stepson Billy, daughter-in-law Rowena, and grandson Branden are in Maui, Hawaii. Stepson Bryan and daughter-in-law Britt live in the Bay Area.

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