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But at the evening offering I arose from my humiliation, even with my garment and my robe torn, and I fell on my knees and stretched out my hands to the Lord my God; and I said, "O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to Thee, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads, and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.
How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered! How blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit! When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night Thy hand was heavy upon me; my vitality was drained away as with the fever heat of summer. I acknowledged my sin to Thee and my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the Lord;" and Thou didst forgive the guilt of my sin.
All of us like sheep have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; but the Lord has caused the iniquity of us all to fall on Him.
And they shall not teach again, each man his neighbor and each man his brother, saying, Know the Lord, for they shall all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, declares the Lord, for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more.
As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us. Just as a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.
IS A BURDEN GOD NEVER
INTENDED HIS CHILDREN TO BEAR."
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The following patterns will be added to our Free Patterns soon.
HANGING DISH TOWEL
Hook Size H has been changed to Hook Size G. (Thanks Rhonda)
page is a list of uses of scrap yarns:
SCRAP YARN IDEAS
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HALO AND HUGS 4 PREEMIES
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different crochet stitch and/or tip featured in each issue...
to be added later to the Crochet Basics page)
There are variations of the cluster stitch but basically it means there is more than one stitch clustered together. As an example: If you were doing a 3 double crochet cluster you would do each double crochet without completing the last step (you would have 2 loops on the hook after the first dc, 3 loops on the hook after the second dc and 4 loops on the hook when all three dcs are completed. Then you yarn over and draw through all of the loops. That is what "Clusters" the stitch.
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ILLUSTRATED BASIC CROCHET INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BEGINNER:
HOW TO DO A STARTING CHAIN
SINGLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
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DOUBLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
TRIPLE CROCHET (click here for instructions)
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Use an over
the door shoe hanger to store small balls of scrap yarns and threads.
You can store similar colors in the same pocket and so you can see at a glance the color you need.
Scrap Yarn Ideas ...
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Just a massive thanks for all the info on your site :) I am new to crocheting, but with the help of your site I have completed 4 rows of a compicated dress pattern and I only taught myself to crochet a day ago! As fun as knitting and it looks brilliant, cannot wait to finish it and wear it :) Thank you for all the help!
Thank you so much for your patterns. I have made many gifts using the patterns and plan to continue. Thanks for sharing.
Permission (Re: Emma's_Baby_Booties)
My I use this pattern to sale a few of these booties. I am 72 years old and need to make a little change and since these are just beautiful booties I would like to try a few. I will let the customer know that I got the pattern from you and list your site (whatever you want). If you approve this request will also be approved for other patterns you have on the internet? Vilia A. Buckingham
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Yes... you may use any of my patterns to make items for sale. All I ask is my pattern(s) not be sold and that you give the buyer my website address: http://www.crochetnmore.com Thanks for asking and have a wonderful day!
My mini schnauzer weighs 15 pounds...will this pattern fit a mini? Thanks, Viki
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The Dog Sweater pattern
is adjustable to fit any breed by following the section
called "adjust this pattern for your dog".
Hi. I'm stuck. My little one required 35 sts for around waist. Now I'm at Rnd 13 and I don't know howmany to sl st. Can youhelp me from there. Thank you. Margaret
<< reply >>
The pattern says:
"Then for rnd 13 do sl sts (remember how many for rnd 21) for how wide the dog's chest is (from the outside of one leg to the outside of the other) and then hdc in each remaining stitch."
That means you work slip stitches for how wide your dog's chest is from the outside of one leg to the outside of the other. Then you half double crochet in the remaining stitches. Now remember how many slip stitches you made because you need to know that for round 21.
Thank you for the pattern.
I’m anxious to get started. I’m confused about what hooks to use.
The pattern refers to Hook H, Steel #7, and a G hook. Do I need all 3?
Row 1 says to use the Steel #7 and also the G hook. Is this correct?
Thanks. Rhonda R. Kemp
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You're very welcome Rhonda.
You're the first person to bring this to my attention.
There are two hooks... the size G (though and H would probably work just as well), and a size 7 steel hook.
The size 7 is needed to make the first row onto the towel. Then the G hook is used to make the actual topper.
I have made the change to the pattern page... thanks so much for telling me!
what does it mean when the beginning of the pattern says 1-row repeat?
<< reply >>
This means you repeat one row of the pattern over and over.
I would like to submit my
baby cocoon pattern to your list of patterns.
It is Free and I know alot of people would love to do these cocoons for charity or gifts.
Please find my pattern at
I am new to this posting
my patterns, but would love to know of any babies, preemies or other that got
a cocoon made from my pattern :) I love crocheting and love giving!
Pass it forward is what I always say.
God Bless! Sincerely,
<< reply >>
I'm happy to include your
note in the September 15th issue of the CNM Newsletter.
This is a very unique pattern and I'm sure the viewers will love it.
Thanks for sharing!
What does it mean to work “behind”? My pattern says… working behind both Puff Sts, dc in first 2 skipped sc … Do I turn to go to the back side of my work? (This seems to create a messy, bulky appearance.) I’m sure I’m making this harder than it is!! Thank you for any explanation that might help me continue with my project. Nancy
<< reply >>
In many patterns we are
instructed to work "over" stitches.
In your case, you work behind them which will leave the puff stitches undisturbed.
So, keeping the work facing
you like it is... access the indicated stitch by going into that stitch
while the puff stitches remain in front of the hook and not engaged in the stitch in any way.
I am interested in crocheting the paw print afghan square. I was wondering if you could tell me how many squares are needed for the size in the pattern(7 !/2 X 7 1/2) I want to make it larger. Thanks Linda van Aalst
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The paw print afghan square
is 7-1/2 inches by 7-1/2 inches square.
You can make an afghan using any number of these squares to obtain the size you want.
If you want an afghan that is 45 x 60 you would make it 6 squares wide and 8 squares long.
For a variation you can also make solid squares and alternate them with the paw print squares.
Hi, I have a pattern that I'm not sure I understand what it wants and it's driving me crazy. It is as follows: Row 2...(right side) Change 3 (counts as first dc row now and throughout), dc in next dc *Fpdc around next stitch, dc in next 2 dc, skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next dc, skip 1 dc, dc in next 2 dc, Fpdc* repeat from **, dc in last 2 dc, turn.
I understand it up to the repeat from ** does it mean once or till the end as I tried both and I had two many stitches left at the end or too few. What am I doing wrong?
Any help you can give me
before I snatcdh myself bald will be greatly appreciated.
In Light, Love & Peace,
Gail & Carl
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Row 2...(right side) Change 3 (counts as first dc row now and throughout), dc in next dc *Fpdc around next stitch, dc in next 2 dc, skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next dc, skip 1 dc, dc in next 2 dc, Fpdc* repeat from **, dc in last 2 dc, turn.
This means Row 2 is the
You chain 3 and that will count as the first double crochet.
Double crochet in the next double crochet.
Front post double crochet around the next stitch
Double crochet in each of the next 2 double crochets
skip 2 double crochets
work 5 double crochets in the next double crochet
skip 1 double crochet
double crochet in each of the next two double crochets
Front post double crochet (guessing that goes in the next stitch since pattern doesn't say)
Repeat from **... should say Repeat from * to *.
That just means you repeat instructions between the asterisks across the row.
Since the last part of the instructions say to
Double crochet in the last 2 double crochets
then your repeats should repeat over and over until there are two doubles left.
Does that help?
Subject: Breast Cancer Afghan
I am wanting to make the
BREAST CANCER RIBBON AFGHAN SQUARE for
my mother and I was wondering how much yarn I would need to purchase? Thanks!
<< reply >>
It depends on how big you
want to make it and if you only use the ribbon squares.
Each square uses the following:
White (MC) - less than 1-1/2 oz
Pink (CC) - less than 1/2 oz
So if you want an afghan using only the ribbon squares and you want the size to be 45 inches x 60 inches, you will need 48 squares:
Now the math:
48 squares x 1-1/2 ounces of white yarn = 72 ounces of white
48 squares x 1/2 ounce of pink yarn each = 24 ounces of pink
If you alternate the ribbon
squares with all white squares then you will need more white and less pink yarn.
The overall yarn amounts will depend on how you want to design the afghan.
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