I can't, can you?

@jeanena (2070)
Bucklin, Kansas
October 15, 2007 11:54am CST
I crochet alot of things dresses,afghans,etc. I have tried to read and follow patterns , but for the life of me I cant seems to get it right ever. I can look at what someone else has done and sit and make it. And i am always coming up with something new . Is anyone out there like me? can you follow the patterns in the books?
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5 responses
@reinydawn (11649)
• United States
18 Dec 07
I am definitely a pattern person! Although I can usually make something that I have in front of me also. I did make one afghan with no pattern and it turned out pretty good, but I wrote down what I did as I did it so I could do it again if I wanted to. I'm not that creative and don't have the patience to try to make all the different stitches go together by trial and error. You have a great talent!
@jeanena (2070)
• Bucklin, Kansas
29 Apr 08
I really wish I could do like you and follow a pattern, I see such wonderful thing and would love to be able to make them . Thank you for the response
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@reinydawn (11649)
• United States
30 Apr 08
Keep trying, you can probably pick it up.
@venshida (4837)
• United States
5 Jan 08
I cannot read patterns either. I am hoping this year I can learn. I make afghans,hats,bags, but I would like to make sweaters.
@jeanena (2070)
• Bucklin, Kansas
29 Apr 08
I am going to try to make my little grandson a vest just like I make the dresses . Good luck to you!
@rosebudh (32)
• United States
29 Oct 07
Yes I can crochet! I have made several afghans, fancy doll dresses, baby blankets, baby sweaters, booties and hat sets. Once you get the hang of it, it is very easy. Now one thing I can't do and that is to knit. No matter how hard I try, it never works.
@jeanena (2070)
• Bucklin, Kansas
29 Apr 08
I have tried to learn to knit but have never been able to figure it out yet.
@sjohnson628 (3197)
• United States
15 Oct 07
I use to be just like you and not be able to follow a pattern out of a book. Then one day I wanted to make this beautiful baby blanket that I saw in a p0attern book and gave it a try. It came out beautiful. It is not that hard to follow for me (if it is crocheting) But when it comes to knitting I can not for the life of me follow a pattern so I make up my own. LOl!
@jeanena (2070)
• Bucklin, Kansas
15 Oct 07
I havent got a clue when it comes to knitting. I have tried and I just cant figure out how, let alone follow a pattern .
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@rietab (30)
• United States
2 May 08
I can't crochet or knit. It good some people have that talent to do it.