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arrrrrrgh dd1 wants me to make her a 'scooby'

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misdee Tue 21-Jun-05 16:46:39


kid Tue 21-Jun-05 16:47:55

do you have the plastic laces?

gothicmama Tue 21-Jun-05 16:48:32

woolworths have a book on it - what is one anyway

clary Tue 21-Jun-05 16:48:32

oho, a scooby thread.
You buy the bits from some dodgy market stall for £1 and weave them together.
I've seen it done but not done it (children not quite old enough I suspect)
good luck with it then

fishfinger Tue 21-Jun-05 16:48:56

theres a web site www.scoubidou

misdee Tue 21-Jun-05 16:49:16

nope. am going down the shop later, they sell them there.

basketcase Tue 21-Jun-05 16:51:22

hee hee - misdee, don’t go there unless you have 15 fingers on each hand and the patience of a saint
Make sure you get the right kind of lace stuff as I bought the "wrong" kind (well - it had the word scooby on it so how did I know?) After struggling for ages with the stupid little diagram on the back, my girl guide efforts went in the bin because the b@@@@er wouldn’t tie up, just kept undoing it’s slippery self. DD1 cried. I swore (under my breath of course... ) DD1 sulked for a while and then played with her barbies.
Never again

misdee Tue 21-Jun-05 18:55:45

well we have a pack. have told dd1 i will attempt to make one tonight.

SoupDragon Tue 21-Jun-05 18:58:01

They're not too difficult

If you struggle, CAT me and I'll post you one

Yorkiegirl Tue 21-Jun-05 19:06:36

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Enid Tue 21-Jun-05 19:34:39

they are easy peasy. there are some good web sites.

sparklymieow Tue 21-Jun-05 19:44:05

Misdee I can do it if you get stuck......

misdee Tue 21-Jun-05 19:56:21

quick mieow come round and show me how lol.

or find me a good english site, have only found french ones. a simple basic keyring one will do.

SoupDragon Tue 21-Jun-05 19:57:47

search the archives for scoubidous I found some sites and posted them once.

sparklymieow Tue 21-Jun-05 20:03:08

its easy!!!!!! I can make one here if you want...

Yorkiegirl Tue 21-Jun-05 20:03:36

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paolosgirl Tue 21-Jun-05 20:04:53

What on earth is a scooby???

misdee Tue 21-Jun-05 20:07:45

please mieow, and can u drop it off so i cxn lie and say i did it if i havent learnt soon lol.

pindy Tue 21-Jun-05 20:07:59

they're ok I've done lots!!!!!!!!!!!

2 long bits - fold them in half and tie a knot

then front one back, back one front and weave the side ones in and out !!!!!!

got it??


misdee Tue 21-Jun-05 22:02:45

i am stuck, have looked at and followed instructions online but cant even get a basic knot done.

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