by spendlove Moderator 13 Mar 2017

I'm not comfortable with sewing items to fidget mats because every separate beginning and end is a potential unravel (with determined fingers!) This has very small beads and elastic hair ties crocheted in as I went along. Other textures were created with chain loops. The only things added at the end were the curly bits and they were crocheted outwards from the mat as a base. This is not my best crochet but I quite enjoyed doing it and it kept me awake in front of the TV!

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by asterixsew Moderator 13 Mar 2017

adding a comment that has been placed elsewhere. As ever great work Sue

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spendlove by spendlove 13 Mar 2017

Oops - your link didn't work, but I did find the comment, thanks.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 13 Mar 2017

You always come up with great ideas. I would have never thought of creating this using crochet.

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by basketkase 13 Mar 2017

This is truly awesome, Sue.......love what you have done and I think the yarnwork gives this a terrific texture for this type of project....well done!!

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by mops Moderator 13 Mar 2017

I like how you incorporated the fiddly bits and love the crinkly edge and the colours.

Using one hook and not at least two needles is nice when watching television or amusing yourself when hubby watches his favourite sports. I have been trying out different patterns in Tunisian crochet - gives a rather sturdy fabric, great for mats, but for clothing I prefer knitting.

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spendlove by spendlove 13 Mar 2017

I've experimented with Tunisian crochet, but I agree that it has limited uses.

jrob by jrob 13 Mar 2017

I've learned something new today, and for that I thank you.

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