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Re: gripping the hook
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: December 08, 2008 08:19PM

Hi Jane,

What issue did your mother's pattern appear in? I inherited many old issues and would be delighted if it was in one of them.

I'm a knife-gripper, as I said, and my tension is always at least two sizes tighter than any standard pattern. I start with a hook two sizes larger and often have to go up another hook size to reach the correct gauge. When I use the pencil grip I work quite a bit looser - and not particularly evenly.

Since you have no trouble with the other parts of the baby set, could it be that there is a problem with the instructions for the bootie, or that you might be reading it incorrectly?

WB was edited quite well, but there were mistakes now and then.

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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