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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
determined but frustrated!
Posted by: julieabird (IP Logged)
Date: May 23, 2007 11:42AM

I really desire to learn to crochet on my own, but am having such a hard time. It is like a foreign language - so complex!

I barely got through spanish in high school!

My goal is to put some crochet trim around cotton socks. I am using a hook that is 1.5 something and THREAD that is 10 something. I was told if this is what I will be working on, this is what I should practice on.

I've just been making chains over and over and over. I am trying to make them all the same. I get them too tight. Once I decide to try to do sc, I can't even see what to pick up because the yarn is so small. Do I JUST go through the top part of the chain or do I have to go through the top part AND the back? I am talking about the first row after I've made my chain. I don't have to turn the work around yet, right?

I just want to say that I am in awe of a person's ability to create such beautiful things with a hook and some yarn. I just want to learn. I want to do it right. Thanks for any time you spend answering my question. Julie

ANY advice will be taken to heart and pondered over.

Subject Written By Posted
  determined but frustrated! julieabird 05/23/2007 11:42AM
  Re: determined but frustrated! Mother Hen 05/23/2007 04:25PM
  Re: determined but frustrated! Alex 05/23/2007 04:45PM
  Re: determined but frustrated! julieabird 05/24/2007 04:05PM

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