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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Re: new here with a ? Paper Clip Ice Skates ?
Posted by: Mother Hen (IP Logged)
Date: January 02, 2009 09:40AM

If you leave a long tail >> and tape or knot the thread to the edge of the paper clip then sew. Use a tiny bit of tape > just to catch and hold so the starting sc holds still.

I like to sew the tail across and into the 1st row also.
We do have to make our own tricks at times.
I found this to work for me, since the stitches do slip and turn.

I had trouble years ago when I started to make Ice skates for my Grandson's hockey teams MOMS !

I made some years before that but had to re-adjust to the wire of the clip when I made some again.

I don't use tape any more.
I now tie a knot or just wrap the start tight instead of tape > then work the sc, then un-do the wrap.
the knot and I get a nice starting row.

Watch I'll most likely be all thumbs when I try to make Skates again ! Dahhh

Mother Hen <><
" Creating Is A God Thing "

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/02/2009 09:53AM by Mother Hen.

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  new here with a ? dela 01/01/2009 07:17PM
  Re: new here with a ? Paper Clip Ice Skates ? Mother Hen 01/02/2009 09:40AM
  Re: crochet - ice skate ornament craftsman 01/02/2009 05:33PM

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