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Re: Too Loose!!!
Posted by: raygur (IP Logged)
Date: February 02, 2009 08:27AM

Thanks Craftsman for your response.
Initially, I did try to go up to a "J" hook for my foundation row, after I got the curve using the "I" hook, but I was still getting the curve, so that is why I jumped to the "N" hook.
I have tried to weave the yarn differently through my fingers to correct the tension, and it is slightly tighter, but still not good enough for even approximate gauge.
I'll have to ask some crocheters that I know to show me their techniques.
Back to square one I guess.....:)



Subject Written By Posted
  Too Loose!!! raygur 02/02/2009 06:45AM
  Re: Too Loose!!! craftsman 02/02/2009 07:59AM
  Re: Too Loose!!! raygur 02/02/2009 08:27AM
  Re: Too Loose!!! Alex 02/02/2009 01:20PM
  Re: Too Loose!!! raygur 02/02/2009 02:11PM


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