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Re: ball yarn or leave in skein
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: October 07, 2007 03:03PM

JJK and I part company on this one (one of the great things about this forum is that you'll get a lot of different opinions on many topics - and you get to try what's best for you!). I go so far as to remove the center core from crochet cotton and turn the balls into center-pulls.

If you decide that you want to make individual balls because they are easier to cart around or for some other reason, make them into center pulls by dropping a long tail down into the center of paper-towel cardboard core or a rolled-up magazine and rolling the ball around the outside, rotating the cardboard while winding. This makes a great center-feed ball which sits flat and won't roll around.

Subject Written By Posted
  ball yarn or leave in skein lisagt 10/07/2007 12:42PM
  Re: ball yarn or leave in skein JJKnitter 10/07/2007 01:35PM
  Re: ball yarn or leave in skein Alex 10/07/2007 03:03PM
  pull thread - where is it???? GRAMMY5 09/01/2008 05:48PM
  Re: ball yarn or leave in skein Alex 09/02/2008 10:16AM

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