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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Starting chain...ARGH!
Posted by: orangemm (IP Logged)
Date: February 19, 2008 04:37PM

I'm just learning and am having a horrible time with my beginning chain.

It's the count that gets me; either I have too many or not enough. I've tried using markers, counting under bright lights, counting as I go, but to no avail.

Do any of you have any tips, tricks or ideas to make this less frustrating?

I'm doing an afghan and it calls for 205 stitches, then you skip one to end up with 204. I chained and counted (and counted) then did my first row only to be short 2 stitches. I ripped, then added 2 stitches. Now I have too many!

Subject Written By Posted
  Starting chain...ARGH! orangemm 02/19/2008 04:37PM
  Re: Starting chain...ARGH! Sally J 02/19/2008 10:09PM
  Re: Starting chain...ARGH! craftsman 02/19/2008 10:47PM
  Re: Starting chain...ARGH! Alex 02/19/2008 11:21PM
  Re: Starting chain...ARGH! orangemm 02/20/2008 06:09AM

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