Yvonne Makes Gele Crochet African Head Wrap Hat

Yvonne Makes Gele Crochet African Head Wrap Hat

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Yvonne Makes Amazing Navy Blue Gele Crochet African Head Wrap Hat Meet Yvonne, one of my great pattern customers, is at it again. She crocheted this wonderful Gele crochet African head wrap hat It looks like the Deitra head wrap or headwrap hat and the Joan hooded infinity scarf. Wear it for many hair wrap styles. It has amazing ways of coming together. Wear the hat many ways. Take your crochet up a notch. You don't need a pattern for the Gele hat. All you need is the Deitra hat or Joan scarf pattern. They are the exact same pattern. I marketed one as a scarf and the other as a head wrap hat. It's so versatile and the ideas of wearing it are endless. I would like to recommend this for…
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Technique vs. Pattern

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A technique is a procedure used to accomplish a specific activity or task: Technology, the study of or a collection of techniques Skill, the ability to perform a task Scientific technique, any systematic method to obtain information of a scientific nature A pattern, from the French patron, is a theme of reoccurring events or objects, sometimes referred to as elements of a set. These elements repeat in a predictable manner. It can be a template or model which can be used to generate things or parts of a thing, especially if the things that are created have enough in common for the underlying pattern to be inferred, in which case the things are said to exhibit the unique pattern. Many times I get the question,"Did you use a pattern for…
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Anatomy Of An Idea

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Movie Theater (Photo credit: roeyahram) An idea is a form (such as a thought) formed by the consciousness (including mind) by the process of ideation. Human capability to contemplate ideas is associated with the ability of reasoning, self-reflection, and of the ability to acquire and apply intellect, intuition, inspiration, etc.. Further, ideas give rise to actual concepts, or mind generalisations, which are the basis for any kind of knowledge whether science or philosophy. When is the best time your ideas surface to your brain; after you struggle to come up with a project for that deadline? My ideas often surface between asleep and awake. Awake represents conscienceness whereas asleep represents unconscienceness. There lies that fine line between the two. Remember: conscienceness objects whereas unconscienceness does not. Here is an illustration:…
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1920’s Slang Dictionary

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1920 slang dictionary, 1920s slang, 1920s slang dictionary, slang language dictionary, slang word dictionary, slang words, slangs dictionary, slangs words dictionary All Wet - Describes an erroneous idea or individual, as in, "he's all wet." Applesauce - an explative; same as horsefeathers, As in "Ah applesauce!" Bee's Knees - An extraordinary person, thing, idea; the ultimate. Berries - That which is attractive or pleasing; similar to bee's knees, As in "It's the berries." Big Cheese - The most important or influential person; boss. Same as big shot. Blind Date - going out with someone you do not know Bluenose - An excessively puritanical person, a prude, Creator of "the Blue Nozzle Curse." Bump Off - To murder, To kill. Cake-Eater - An effete ladies' man, or someone who attends tea…
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My New Alchemy

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Image via CrunchBase Turn your ideas into reality with Alchemy! Buyers can post requests for custom handmade items, and then sellers bid on the opportunity to make the goods. Alchemy is a new feature from Etsy that lets buyers place personal request to your shop. If someone sees something from your shop or blog, they might want something like it but in a different color or material. The is a great way to make buyers and seller alike happy. After 1 1/2 months without one sale in my shop, I was so happy to receive an alchemy request from a lady from another state. I've never seen her before, but here she was trusting me to handmake her ponho-shawl the way she liked it paid in full. In the past…
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