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degoose

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11-05-2011 10:29 AM

Topic tags/keywords: resource talent knitting crocheting

This is not woodworking and not my project but I think it fits in this non shop talk forum….as much as many other topics…

For many years my wife Debbie has been knitting and crocheting …. during the last few month, she has been having fun crocheting some hats for our grandsons

They were so popular …

Now my Daughter is telling all her friends and there has been a lot of interest from all the friends we have shown…

What do you think of these fabulous hand made hats..?

She is busy building up a stock of different colour combos…... and if you want want, just let me know…

Custom orders are also available…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...


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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 11-05-2011 12:02 PM

what do I think???
I think I want one!!!! or two…

These are wonderful!!
(and look, they are displayed on “wood” :D )

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Tootles

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#2 posted 11-05-2011 12:25 PM

They’re great Larry, compliments to your wife.

And I agree, a good post for the non-shop forum.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#3 posted 11-05-2011 12:53 PM

Larry,
That’s just another thing we have in common. My wife is also a knitter and crocheter. She’s a professional with her own store and has some published patterns. She teaches folks her art and knits all the time, everywhere.
She claims that when we’re driving – we get there sooner when she’s knitting.
No, she’s isn’t behind the wheel while she knits!

Thanks for the peek at your wife’s work.
Good stuff. Neat owls!

Don

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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patron

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#4 posted 11-05-2011 01:24 PM

these are so cool

i see a torque knit master
in her christmas stocking

wonderful work debbie

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#5 posted 11-05-2011 01:45 PM

Don’t laugh too hard, Patron, we sell knitting machines in our store!

db

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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matt garcia

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#6 posted 11-05-2011 02:36 PM

AWESOME!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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amagineer

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#7 posted 11-05-2011 02:36 PM

Hoo new your wife was as talented as you. The hats are very unique. I am sure she will be busy.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Roger

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#8 posted 11-05-2011 03:13 PM

very nice, and very warm I’ll bet

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 11-05-2011 03:25 PM

Outstanding hats! Good to know you don’t have all the talent in the family.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 11-05-2011 03:37 PM

Colorful and cheery, these are quite fun! My hat’s off to Debbie. It might just be the camera angle, but it looks like these come in different sizes?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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racerglen

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#11 posted 11-05-2011 03:41 PM

Wonderful Larry, but aren’t they a tad warm for this time of year there ?

;-)

(this day began here at -6’C under clear starlit skies..How much for shipping ? );

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#12 posted 11-05-2011 05:00 PM

Those are really nice Larry, I’d love to see you wearing one. Debbie certainly makes some beautiful things, she is very talented.
My wife is also very talented, she has hobbies that come and go and last several months before she gets into another one. She makes Jewelry, scroll saw work (has her own tools), crochet work, arts and crafts stuff and many other things.
You should change your name to “Lucky Larry”.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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Karson

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#13 posted 11-05-2011 05:10 PM

Larry, tell you wife that she has a great talent and the items are fantastic.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#14 posted 11-05-2011 05:15 PM

What a talented family.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Doug Scott

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#15 posted 11-05-2011 05:20 PM

Very quite. Mother use too do all kinds of stuff but NOT hats like those, NICE WORK.
I need a wife like that !

-- Furniture By Douglas, Comstock Park, MI

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