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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Alligator Stitch / Crocodile Stitch Neck Warmer!!

(anyone know how to rotate a photo in the blogger editor?  I haven't been able to figure it out without re-saving it on the hard disk and going that route).

I recently purchased a pattern for a Crocodile Stitch Neck Warmer from Bonita on
It is a superb pattern and very well written, plus it has some great photos to help you make this pattern.

She also has a facebook group page at:  

The materials I'm using are 3 strands of size 10 thread held together and a size G Clover crochet hook.   I wound strands of thread into a ball before I started this neck warmer, so that I wouldn't have to constantly fiddle with having 3 separate balls of thread to contend with plus, it takes up less space when you can discard those cardboard cylinders inside the balls of thread.

I started on this Saturday, December 31, 2011 and I am continuing to work on this Sunday, January 1, 2012, while watching my New Orleans Saints play the Carolina Panthers.  What a game with records broken in the NFL during this game!!

  A Colston touchdown catch!

 Ivory has "wheels" and is quick!

    Dunk Dat Ball, Graham! Amazing athlete who only played 1 year of college football - he was a college basketball player for the most part.

Here are some "progress" photos.  These were taken Saturday, December 31, 2011:

Note:  if anyone knows how to rotate these around in the editor, I would appreciate the info.

You can see that I have 10 rows completed.  The "scale" row is the even-numbered row.  If you flip your piece over, you can see the V-Stitch rows (odd-numbered rows), upon which the scales are crocheted.

Hope everyone had a wonder first day of the new year, 2012!     :)


  1. Hi Lee !
    I want to thank you for coming by ,on my blog...
    and I am here to know your blog better..I see you like cooking, and "rock"n"roll" I right?
    I am a rock'n'roll woman, I assume that!
    I crochet and listen to heavby mteal without any problem!
    Thank you for your comment, and I am already following you!
    Bye dear!Greetings from Brazil! :-)))

  2. Hi Lee Anne I just came across your blog and ...problem with the pictures.
    The blogger post editor don't have any tool to invert pictures. So what I use to do is,I go to pictures I want to upload and invert them in the Photo viewer or any other programme you have to see your pictures. After that I can upload them again.
    I'm not sure if It was helpful :)


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