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Re: gripping the hook
Posted by: Jane R (IP Logged)
Date: December 08, 2008 07:49PM

Hi Craftsman, I use the overhand grip, when I was very young (oh! so long ago) my mother tried to teach me to crochet using the pencil grip...I did not do too well..then a cousin (who is now 93 and still crocheting) told mother to try the overhand and I got it!!! This same cousin showed me the granny square a few years ago and I have been crocheting since that time. I still feel like a beginner most of the time but have learned so much from you and so many others on this forum, it is such a joy to be a part of this group. My mother was famous for her Baby Outfit...a sweater, cap, and booties. The pattern was in a Work Basket Magazine..I can do the sweater and cap but I have trouble with the booties...the foot part will fit me..I crochet with a loose stitch..very loose, this might be because of the overhand grip. The first question I asked on this forum was about the sweater...I was having a yoke problem and the help I got made all the looks so much better now. Thanks for this inquiry...All the Best, Jane

Subject Written By Posted
  gripping the hook craftsman 12/03/2008 09:09PM
  Re: gripping the hook Alex 12/04/2008 05:54AM
  Re: gripping the hook Alex 12/08/2008 08:19PM
  Re: gripping the hook Jane R 12/08/2008 10:09PM
  Re: gripping the hook Jane R 12/08/2008 07:49PM
  Re: gripping the hook simnut 12/27/2008 12:47PM

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