Giveaway! Celebrating 50,000 Facebook Friends!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

It's giveaway time and we are so excited to have reached 50,000 friends on our Facebook page! Wow! Thank you all! We couldn't have done it without you. To show our appreciation, we would like to give you the opportunity for a chance to win a great prize! We have the following books ready to send out to 5 lucky winners:

1. Convertible Crochet by Doris Chan

2. Crochet Wraps Every Which Way by Tammy Hildebrand

3. Crochet Stitch Dictionary by Sarah Hazell

4. Crochet at Home by Brett Bara

5. knit and Crochet Garden by Arne & Carlos

And the great news is that this contest is open worldwide, not just to our USA friends! How fantastic is that?
But wait...there's more! One lucky, grand prize winner will receive a one year membership to the Crochet Guild of America! If you're not yet a member of CGOA, you are going to want to pop over to our site and read about all the reasons why you should join right away! Here is a little sample of the top 25 reasons to join. Also, if you're in the Manchester, NH area or you can make arrangements to get there next week, join us for our 20th anniversary celebration of the Knit & Crochet Show. We would love to meet all of you!

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post telling us your favorite thing to crochet! Good luck everyone!



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148 comments:

  1. My favorite thing to crochet is whatever I'm working on when you ask me! I like to try new patterns and make something I've never made before.

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  2. My favorite things to crochet are Free-form art doilies - they're organic and spontaneous!

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  3. Large granny square crochet blankets are my favorite things to crochet. (Kathryn Vercillo)

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  4. I love to crochet shawls most of all!!

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  5. I adore crocheting creatures of all kinds,baby items and adult clothing

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  6. I love to crochet anything for others. As long as I have an excuse to crochet. :) <3 Lora

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  7. My favorite thing to crochet are granny squares! Love them!!

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  8. My favorite thing(s) to crochet is(are) baby blankets. I love the soft colors and yarns.

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  9. My favorite thing to crochet are Afghans and knit scarves.

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  10. My favorite thing to crochet is a baby afghan with a pattern of raised hearts. It makes a beautiful gift.

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  11. My most favorite thing to crochet is amigurumi and baby layettes.

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  12. My favorite thing to crochet at the moment is pullover tops worked in one piece so there's no sewing.

    Thanks for a great giveaway! You rock!

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  13. my favorite things to crochet are doilies, shawls, and stylish, trendy clothing

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  14. Idk if my other showed up. I like to crochet just about anything but clothes. Haven't taken that challenge yet.

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  15. I love to crochet gifts of any sort, but my favorites are amigurumi and loveys.

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  16. I love to crochet big. Big yarn, big hooks, big and snuggly things!

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  17. My favorite thing to crochet is my Hippo! He is just too darn cute!

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  18. My favorite thing to crochet is dish cloths and baby bibs. They are fast and don't require much concentration. But I love all types of patterns.

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  19. One of my favorite things to make is afghans.

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  20. I love to crochet fingerless gloves and hats

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  21. My favorite thing to crochet is afghans. There are endless possibilities to what you create.

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  22. Thanks for the opportunity to win...

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  23. my favorite thing to crochet right now are amigurumis

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  24. I am fairly new to crochet having just learned in November of last year. So far, my favorite thing I have crocheted is my dog's sweater. I enjoyed making it and it blows my mind that I actually could do it!

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  25. I love to crochet sweaters, sewing the pieces together though is another story!

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  26. I love to crochet afghans! They make great gifts!

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  27. My favorite thing to crochet would have to be amigurumi. I love making them for people or dogs... pretty much everyone.

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  28. I love to crochet when it's for someone else! Giving gifts is probably my favorite part of crochet!

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  29. I love to make things for other people. My standard baby shower gift is an afghan and wash cloths. They go fast. Wedding gifts are afghans just barely big enough for two to promote snuggling!

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  30. I love to crochet so it's hard to choose just one. If I have to choose one today it would be blankets with 3 strands of yarn and a Q hook :-)

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  31. I LOVE EVERYTHING about Crochet! So I would have to say my most favorite item would be ANYTHING that is on my HOOK :)

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  32. I love to crochet gifts - especially the items that work up quickly

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  33. I love crocheting all kinds of things, but I'd have to say my favorite is amigurumi crochet... I LOVE LOVE seeing the creatures/dolls come together and have their own little personalities :D

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  34. My favorite things are baby blankets, however I am currently making some filet lace panels for my curtains.

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  35. My favorite thing changes from season to season, and there is just so much inspiration available now everywhere you look! Right now I am working on ponchos for the fall. Sqeee!! So excited!

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  36. My favorite thing to do is crochet. Doesn't matter what it is.

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  37. I love to relax with my own crochet, but - more so! - I love to teach others to crochet. :)

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  38. Congrats on reaching 50,000 fans! I just love to crochet! <3

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  39. Right now I am making doll dresses & hand towels.

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  40. I love to crochet anything for anyone - gifts, charity, or just for fun! My favorite moment was seeing a teddy bear I crocheted for the Mother Bear Project in the arms of a child in South Africa. :-)

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  41. My favorite thing to crochet is baby stuff. I also love a challenge or something new.

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  42. Mostly I like to make blankets but I am trying to learn how to make new things too.

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  43. Wow, I have to pick ONE thing? I guess I've been designing so much lately that I'd have to say I love a simple afghan or prayer shawl pattern that I can just sit back and relax and work row after row.

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  44. Definitely amigurumi! I love thinking how all the little ball and teardrop shapes can connect together to make a new character. But having said that, pretty much anything that I'm working on with a crochet hook and yarn is my favorite. I've been crocheting for almost 50 years, and I seldom am without a hook in my hand.

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  45. Baby blankets and bonnets! But I make just about anything.

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  46. Baby Blankets and Cowls! And shawls and wraps... ok just about everything!

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  47. My favorite thing to crochet is afghans of all kinds!

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  48. I love to crochet blankets, and cowls, and bags! :D

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  49. I love to crochet hat for my kids!

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  50. My favorite things to crochet are amigurumis and hats

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  51. I love to crochet custom hats for the local high school marching band. The kids love it when I show up with my pad of paper to write down "orders" (I never charge them for their hat!)

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  52. I love to crochet complicated doilies and delicate thread crochet for baby sets.

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  53. No real favorites...lately I've enjoyed making baby booties and hats, shawls, and towel toppers.

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  54. My favorite things is PotHolders for a couple of reasons. To test new stitch patterns and floral appliques. Thank YOU

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  55. I love to make clothing - hats, scarves, gloves, sweaters, dresses....

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  56. My favorite thing to crochet is items for my kids to enjoy.

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  57. Scarves, shawls, and afghans/throws - good for snuggling and using pretty, soft yarn.

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  58. long lacy skirts!!! i live in Texas so wearables need to be light :-)

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  59. I love to make afghans and hats. I mostly make things for my daughter!

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  60. My favorite thing to crochet is 3D flowers. I love making them as a small bouquet, or as a single flower with a long stem for a book mark.. or a 3D doily.

    ChrisB

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  61. My favorite is hats....but most everything falls into the favorite category!!!

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  62. Apologies if this is a duplicate comment! I enjoy crocheting squares for afghans (any type, really), but mandalas are starting to win my heart as well! :)

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  63. I love to make my kids new things--hats mostly!

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  64. Doilies and thread or wire jewelry. I like to challenge myself!

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  65. Market bags, totes, scarves, shrugs, wine bottle cozies, lapghans - useful things that don't take a lot of time.

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  66. I love making toys for my kids.. as well as hats and dish cloths

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  67. Anything and everything! I haven't done toys yet. I'm a l most on the "I'm gonna do it" side of the fence though! :-)

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  68. This may be a duplicate post: I love to crochet childrens' hats for charity - but enjoy crocheting many other things as well.

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  69. I love making cowls. But anything pink is good when you have 5 daughters.

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  70. All I used to crochet was afghans but I really love hats now. I would love to win the CGOA membership!

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  71. Anything baby at this time! Gonna be a first time grandparent!!!

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  72. My favorite thing to crochet is amigurumi... Or whatever I am working on. I love crochet!

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  73. My favorite thing to crochet is EVERYTHING... I love making all kinds of things

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  75. My favorite thing about crochet is the amazing VARIETY of techniques, stitches, patterns, and projects

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  76. Love anything that stimulates my imagination and challenges my brain.

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  77. My favorite thing to crochet right now is baskets. I've just learned crochet in the last few months and have enjoyed making wash clothes, a scarf, and baskets.

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  78. My favorite thing to crochet is elf hats.

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  79. I love crocheting anything new and challenging!

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  80. I love to crochet - period! I especially love the look of crocheted lace jackets!

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  81. I love to crochet scarves, tops and special gifts.

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  82. I love to crochet, like to make so many things, lace tops.

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  83. I love to crochet anything but especially shawls and afghans

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  84. I really like crocheting bags or holders, and clothing!

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  85. I love to crochet afghans and shawls :-)

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  86. I have "crafting ADD", so my favorite thing to crochet is whatever pattern has caught my eye *right now*. Blankets, shawls, baby toys...oooh, a new blanket! :)

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  87. I've just started crocheting and so far love making baby blankets. I'm looking forward to learning a lot more though.

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  88. I love it all! In my 60-umm years crocheting, I've done a little bit of everything from dainty doilies with thread and teeny tiny hooks to shawls, scarves, hats, gloves and clothing with everything from laceweight to bulky, and baskets and more with heavy twine and huge hooks. Give me a hook and fiber to play with and I'm a very happy camper. : )

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  89. I love to try new patterns. I think my favorite so far is the pair of baby sandals I made. The pattern was in Russian so I pretty much had to go by the picture lol. I'm really proud of those sandals!

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  90. I enjoy all types of crochet, I guess afghans are my favorite.

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  91. My favorite thing is tops/sweaters but I also make a number of charity items (mainly baby blankets and baby and adult hats).

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  92. I love to crochet anything for babies....hats, cardigans, blankets.

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  93. My favorite thing to crochet are scarves. I enjoy making them because they work up quickly and I like to give them to friends, family and various charities.

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  94. It doesn't matter what I'm crocheting. As long as I know the recipient appreciates the item I'm crocheting then I'll love making it.

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  95. Baby clothes and stuffies are what I make most often, but I'm not sure I have a "favorite"..too hard to choose (please disregard this if my other comments come through, it wasn't registering on my end, I don't want you to think I'm trying to enter more than once)

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  96. Congratulations on 20 years! I think my favorite thing to crochet is probably scarves. They can be simple or complex and can usually be finished pretty quickly! Perfect for my short attention span. :)

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  97. I love to crochet squares. There's such a huge variety, I can finish them in one sitting, and I love finding ways to put them together.

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  98. My favorite thing to crochet is an afghan. Having someone I loved wrapped up in and warmed by something I made with love is almost like my love keeping them warm and secure.

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  99. My favorite thing to crochet is whatever I’m working on at the moment!

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  100. My favorite thing to crochet is summer hats for my girls. And of course crochet toys, we have loads of those :)

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  101. I just love to crochet, the end result doesn't matter as much as the getting there.

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  102. My favorite thing to crochet is baby blankets that I designed for friends, second being full size afghans, recently started attempting to make clothes and that's moving up the list!

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  103. Love the giveaways.....you have great items. I am a crocheter for stress relief....being a disabled person it keeps me busy. Love the outcome of the items...the smiling faces of those who receive the items. Helping others is the kind of person I am. I donate some of my items to veterans, cancer center, and local hospital...and of course if anyone wants to buy them that is also an option.

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  104. My favourite thing to crochet is baby clothes.

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  105. Right now I am loving all things baby and blankets!

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  106. My favorite thing to crochet is amugurumi. The little stuffed animals can bring a smile to young and old alike.

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  107. Shawls. Trying my hand right now on the Mock Hairpin Shawl in the 2014 Vogue Crochet magazine.

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  108. I have a weakness for crocheting scarves.....but I've also done shawls, baby clothing, and I just recently started making amigarumi! ^_^

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  109. I love PotHolders! Each is a new experience with a variety of yarns

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  110. Crochet just relaxes me. My sister meditates regularly, I crochet and let everything else just drift away.

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  111. I love to crochet any pattern that doesn't require constant attention to a written pattern. Something that becomes an almost automatic motion. Relaxing.

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  112. My favorite thing to crochet is anything for my daughter. Right now, I'm making her a pink dinosaur. She already has 2 blankets, a mini pocketbook (wagon wheel square), basket to hold her toys and slippers.

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  113. Grace Gardiner Aquila In love with crocheting, always looking for new stitches and tips. CGOA, a great group of passionate people also in love with the art!!! It would be next to impossible to narrow it down to one thing, in love with my hooks and my stash!!!!

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  114. My favorite crochet project is "a crochet project" any and all! I love making my crochet projects as gifts for others! Each stitch is a little piece of my love for this art. I always put my heart in everything I do, every piece I create!

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  115. I love to crochet blankets, hats and toys. Here's an example, in my Etsy shop, of the type of blanket I love best. I believe the pattern is called "Gothic Windows" or something to that effect. It has a zig-zag pattern on the front and horizontal stripes on the back. People are always amazed when they see it and ask me how I did it.

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/154384925/pine-and-snow-afghan-green-white-zigzag?ref=listing-0

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  116. I love trying new/different crochet patterns/projects. Lately I've been doing a lot of fingerless gloves.

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  117. Love crochet, and especially freeform crochet! I've created a worldwide community for freeformers on Facebook called Freeform Crochet World Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/132657893602338/

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  118. Hats and handbags... if I HAVE TO choose, that is! Afghans are fun, too.

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  119. I love to crochet small things, ornaments, baby booties and blankets, pins etc

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  120. I love to crochet blankets, I'm currently making a chess blanket with each chess piece lined up on the side. I love it.

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  121. Not sure if this posted. Scarves & Shawls.

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  122. Whatever WIP I'm working on is my "favorite thing to crochet" at them time. ;) I just love doing crochet!

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  123. My favorite s anything quick and challenging...or slow and challenging...or anything that makes me smile at the end!

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  124. I really enjoy making hats and purses.

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