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  • I keep losing stitches

    When I get to the end of the row instead of chaining the amout required by the pattern I immediately turn without chaining and insert hook under both loops of last stitch, pull up a loop THEN I chain the required amout. I do this for each row. It's easy to find the last stitch as it will be the chain...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by CrochetHook on Apr 10, 2010
  • Re: left-hander crochet

    Go to www.youtube.com and search for tjw1963 The Art of Crochet by Teresa videos are VERY GOOD for left handers to learn. She does them in slow motion and lots of repetition. These videos was how I learned alot of the basic stiches!
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by Kaleena2Run on Apr 6, 2010
  • "Streamlined Sweater Jacket" trouble interpreting

    Hi everyone - This seems like a friendly group! I just joined today with the hope of receiving some help wiht the finishing steps of this sweater. This is what I just completed: "FINISHING: Sew Fronts to Back at shoulders, leaving 10 sts at each center Front free." I don't understand these...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by Sheryl NV on Apr 5, 2010
  • Re: Wooden Crochet Hooks

    Hello! I recomend the Susan Bates bamboo handled hooks as well for these reasons: aluminum is great to crochet with because the stitches glide easily along it. Stitches tend to stick on wooden or bamboo hooks and it takes longer to crochet with hooks made of this material. However, wooden or bamboo hooks...
    Posted to Where can I find? (Forum) by liveloveyarn on Mar 20, 2010
  • Wooden Crochet Hooks

    I've been wanting to try working with wooden hooks, but I would rather not spend money on something that I might not like. I was hoping that I could get some opinions on your favorite brands and save myself the wasted time and frustration. Any help is greatly appreciated!
    Posted to Where can I find? (Forum) by broad_minded on Mar 18, 2010
  • Looking for discontinued Red Heart "Tweed" yarn

    I need one skein of this yarn in color 7074 Cranberry to finish a sweater. I will gladly pay for the yarn and the postage. Thank you very much for reading this.
    Posted to Where can I find? (Forum) by funnyface999 on Mar 15, 2010
  • Tunisain Crochet Afghan Hooks??

    First, I have to say I'm totally in love with this 'new-to-me' crochet technique/stitches. Especially, the 'tunisain Knit' stitch. I've found just a Ton of instructional videos on youtube.com and free patterns. But, I'm having worries finding the afghan hook in stores...does...
    Posted to Where can I find? (Forum) by KimberlyRae on Mar 13, 2010
  • Technique tips for making your own pattern ?

    Hi, I have just joined this forum and have been crocheting for a few years. I am at the point where I am making up a few patterns of my own. I would like to make these available for others. However when it comes to "translating" the pattern into a different size i.e. from the size UK 10 to...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by SilverOctopus on Mar 1, 2010
  • CGOA 2010 Design Competition

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE The Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) 2010 Design Competition needs your creativity. Here’s a chance to show the best of what crochet can do. Whether you are a published or professional designer, a talented amateur hobbyist, or a total crochet-a-holic...
    Posted to Events (Forum) by dorisjchan on Feb 25, 2010
  • Boye Pom Pom(n) Maker

    Hello all! I'm new to the forums and would like to know if anyone could give me help or the instructions on how to use a Boye Pom Pom maker. I have one, but lost the instructions, and am not sure how to use it. It's the pom pom maker with two flat disks, that allows for pom poms to be made in...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by Luzdama on Feb 23, 2010