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    Cool stuff. These are all very nice. Good work, all.

    I have one of my mom's blankets around here some place. Dunno where, though. I should try to find it and put it out some place.
     
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    Well, that particular one is made of what looks to be stainless steel. Might be aluminum though.
     
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    No, I'm serious. This is a chainmalle shirt woven of interconnected jump rings.
     
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    My bad I thought maybe you made it.

    I've never seen one made with motifs that way. I'm familiar with the old fashioned mail..


     
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    I would love to have made that, but I just don't have that kind of time.
     
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    No, yarn. I got a shower curtain I absolutely loved in shades of turquoise, lavender, and white, then went out and found huge skeins of those same colors of yarn. I'm using all three strands at once, with a huge plastic crochet hook for rugs, so it has a variegated quality. I plan to do a big rectangle for the bath mat, and a circular rug with a wedge left out of it to go around the toilet. Whatever yarn I have left over can be a smaller rectangle in front of the sink.
     
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    No. I have arthritis, although it hasn't deformed or swollen the joints as yet, but it mostly causes me problems when I try to grip something really hard. The amount of pressure needed to wield a crochet hook doesn't bother me, and I haven't lost any dexterity as yet.
     
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    My boys have small afghans, lap rugs really, that my mom made for them. They carry them all over the house with them. Quinlan absolutely cannot watch TV without his afghan and his bear (named Bigpaw), even in the summer.
     
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    I've made chain mail jewelry. My arthritis won't let me work with anything heavier than aluminum rings.

    I LOVE this pattern, and you MUST tell me where you got it.
     
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    I believe they have yarn and thread intended for outdoor stuff, but I won't swear to it.
     

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