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Re: Too Loose!!!
Posted by: raygur (IP Logged)
Date: February 02, 2009 02:11PM

Now I see how important gauge is. The gauge for this particular pattern is 12 stitches and 7 rows per 4". I only got 8 stitches and 5 rows per 4" for the piece I had crocheted so far.
Also, I brought it to work with me and a co-worker watched me chain and told me that my loops were too high on the hook, making them wider and looser while chaining and that was part of my problem.
I ended up ripping out the piece and will try to correct my tension to become approximately what the recommended gauge should be.
Thanks for your advise.

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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