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Re: determined but frustrated!
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: May 23, 2007 04:45PM

I agree with Mother Hen. Save the thread for later. Get the basics down with a medium-large hook (H, I, J) and some knitting-worsted weight yarn in a light color with a flat finish - nothing furry or nubby. You still may have a problem with working too tightly; beginners often do, but you will be able to see where the hook is supposed to go to properly create the stitches. And I usually recommend that you work the starting chain, in yarn or in thread, with a hook a couple of sizes larger than that with which you will make the rest of the fabric. It prevents the edge from drawing in and makes it a heck of a lot easier to work that first row.



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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