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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Re: Tense about tension!
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: February 05, 2008 10:44PM

It could have something to do with the yarn you are using. I almost always just thread the yarn over my index finger, under my middle finger, over the ring finger, and under the little finger. This works for me for almost every yarn I use.

But some yarns are very slippery and I have to wrap them around my little finger or even a couple of fingers in succession. Needless to say, I don't enjoy working with these and only use them when someone near and dear has to have that "special" item.

What Mother Hen says about "yarn weather" is a big factor too. In the winter yarn slips more freely than in the dog days of summer.

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  Tense about tension! 02/02/2008 11:44AM
  Re: Tense about tension! crochetmom 02/02/2008 01:03PM
  Re: Tense about tension! 02/02/2008 01:54PM
  Re: Tense about tension! crochetmom 02/02/2008 02:53PM
  Re: Tense about tension! 02/02/2008 04:50PM
  Re: Tense about tension! crochetmom 02/03/2008 09:29AM
  Re: Tense about tension! 02/03/2008 04:33PM
  Re: Tense about tension! Mother Hen 02/04/2008 04:01PM
  Re: Tense about tension! 02/05/2008 05:40AM
  Re: Tense about tension! Alex 02/05/2008 10:44PM

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