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Forums > Crochet
re: gripping the hook
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: January 06, 2009 03:32PM

I'm taking my own advice and posting anew as the subject has moved down the page quite a bit.

Today I was in a waiting room facing a woman who was crocheting a scarf and talking with the lady next to her. I heard her say "I know I'm not supposed to hold the hook this way, but I've tried and tried and I just can't do it any other way. I've been told that I do it all wrong!"

Well, I couldn't let that lie. So I went over to her and shared what we all know and preach here, i.e. that there is no "right" or "wrong" way to do what must be comfortable for each individual. I also shared what the people who responded to Craftsman's post have said and some of the things that I've remembered from old posts and (good) publications.

Her work was lovely and even and she was working quickly without discomfort. Why should anyone have to put up with anyone else's prejudices? Beats me.

Subject Written By Posted
  re: gripping the hook Alex 01/06/2009 03:32PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook KT 01/06/2009 04:08PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook LI Roe 01/06/2009 06:38PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook for KT Alex 01/06/2009 08:22PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook for Alex KT 01/06/2009 08:31PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook Jane R 01/06/2009 09:40PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook for KT and Jane R Alex 01/08/2009 04:53AM
  Re: re: gripping the hook craftsman 01/09/2009 10:29PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook Jane R 01/09/2009 11:48PM
  Re: re: gripping the hook Alex 01/10/2009 11:38AM

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