Learn to crochet?

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    I’m so sorry I mean to comment on this and got distracted then forgot.
    It must have been terrifying. But good news that you’re ok now and have had no recurrence.
     
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    Thanks for that Steve. The Venus Godess figure is worshipped in Glastonbury.

    Nice little earner there for some of our ladies. :)
     
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    @Langtoftlad just in case wherever they got your name from means they send you more.. please will you share. One of my friends has a craft stall in Glastonbury and I would like to share with her. TY. X
     
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    This book is next on my list to buy

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    Your fine....I still bounce off of things, just not for the same reason, now it's because of MS......but on the other hand the vertigo could have been a symptom, i'll never know that. ;)
     
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    I am experimenting with some thin cotton and a 1.25mm hook at the moment with a view to making some earrings. I think I need practice and have come to the conclusion my sausage hands are not made for delicate work! ;)
     
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    It’s taken me a while to catch up, sorry to hear some of you are feeling poorly - hope you feel better soon x
     
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    Don’t forget Sewing Bee tonight girls BBC 2 @9pm:)
     
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    Interesting if you ignore the two annoying women. X


     
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    @Aly1 and @davanne
    I found out a little more about using wadding in cot quilts. Someone in my quilting group said the baby gets overheated and the thinking is that could be a factor/responsible for cot deaths. This ex nurse said she wishes more quilters were aware of this. I'm glad I 'interfered' when I did.

    Auntie Pam
     
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    I’m just so glad I found out before I gave the quilt as a gift.
     
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    Auntie Pam I’m glad you gave us the information thank you:)
     
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    That led to the " back to sleep" campaign--- babies are put on their back in the Vit, with their feet at the foot of the cot. That was they can't wriggle down under bedding and lose more heat on their backs.
    Was told the opposite in the 70s, wrap the baby and put him/her on their side or front.
    I understand the SIDS number have dropped where the 'back to sleep' advice is given and followed.
     
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    I trained nursery nurse in the early 70’s but had never heard of this method either until my sons little boy was born and we went to see him when they were home from hospital and saw them put him in his cot I questioned why he was placed like that and they said that was what the hospital recommended.

    Once you know about it it makes sense but like you we were trained to wrap the baby up then place either on their front or on their side. I believe it was if they were sick they wouldn’t choke.
     
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    I suffer from an odd type of migraine and was told to lie on my back with feet on a foot board (or lie the "wrong way" in bed with feet on the headboard if there was no foot board). It does make a huge difference :)

    Martin's socks almost complete - I am using the wool I had left over from two other sock projects but as they are only welly socks that doesn't matter. My son and daughter in law both like the socks so much they have asked me to make them a pair each. I got them to draw round their feet and do the other measurements plus note where they usually wear out socks. I have told them that Martin's new sweater takes priority so it might be next autumn before they are done (maybe a Christmas pressie!)
     
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    Not been reading or joining in the thread becaue of my wrist injury,
    Good news it seems to be much better and at last I can knit again, not sure it is up to the different movement for crochet though. Have now almost finished the back of John.s jumper which I started about 3 years ago, lost the pattern for ages, finally sourced one on the net, then original turned up. he swears he didn't hide it, perhaps Joy @movan and I are sharing a gremlin. Just got all the rest to do now. Hope I manage before he turns up his toes at this rate he will be 80 before I get it done :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Lol @scotzsue ... great minds and all that. I just sought out a pattern I had misplaced that I bought at one of the Crafty Meets in Lincolnshire or threabouts. Been on the internet struggling to find the wool as want to give it a go. Really can't afford the specified wool .. need to go to a wool shop . Found a supplier of acceptable alternative but I don't have paypal. :(

    Must be something in the air making us all pick up our needles .
     
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    @movan text me I have paypal will sort it for you if you want, we can square up at Chester.
     
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    Thanks Sue .. I'll go on tomorrow and get details. :) xxx
     
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