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Re: crocheting blanket
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: November 15, 2007 04:13PM

Your crocheted blanket could be curling for a number of reasons.

1. Your foundation chain may be tighter than the stitches you are making which is pulling in the base of your piece. One solution is to crochet the foundation chain with a larger hook.

2. You may have uneven tension with your crochet stitches -- the hook size and yarn thickness are just two elements that affect tension. Most tension issues are related to the crocheter and they tend to even out with practice. Even some, some people crochet tightly and others crochet more loosely.

3. You may be crocheting too tightly for the yarn/pattern. In my experience, tighter crochet stitches tend to draw in more than looser ones. Try experimenting with a larger hook.



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  crocheting blanket rosebud 11/15/2007 04:03PM
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