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RE: left handed patterns
Posted by: Trudy (IP Logged)
Date: September 27, 1999 02:55AM

Willa Gale has the right idea. By having the left-handed person facing the teacher or by having this person do the same motions that you do to crochet will help teach them how to crochet. Getting over the frustration when you first start is the biggest obsticale to get over. Learning the proper tension and stitches per inch is the next.

I know, I am left handed and the lady that taught me was right handed. She too wanted to give up right away, but I told "you do first and I will follow". And I did. That was way back in the early 1970's. I still have my first sweater coat that I made from a Simplicity pattern that I bought. I might still have it here if the silver fish didn't eat all the paper up.

Left handed people can learn just as fast as right handed people and you really don't need instructions specifically for lefties. Besides I think their very hard to find and very limited if so.

Good luck to your new student.

Trudy Wells

Subject Written By Posted
  left handed patterns Louise 09/09/1999 01:00AM
  RE: left handed patterns Willa Gale 09/12/1999 12:15PM
  RE: left handed patterns Trudy 09/27/1999 02:55AM

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