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  • Re: Need help working with super bulky yarn

    Yes, you need to feel the stitches. Be careful not to twist your work, especially when you first start. You need to make the stitches larger than you think you should. Pull the yarn as far as you need to in order to make each stitch flat. When you join to the previous row or round, instead of slip stitching...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by Cdanireed on Jun 21, 2014
  • Mohair Tips / Advice

    Someone gave me some very large balls (450 grams) of Mohair ( 90% +) yarn - heavy worsted or bulky weight. I made a beautiful, simple Kimono, with large hook ( N - I think) and double crochet. It wasn't neccessary to block, but it was shedding so I put it in the dryer with a Bounce dryer sheet. It...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by cmoehl on Jul 7, 2012
  • Newbie with not much luck!

    Hi, I was first shown how to crochet when I was a child. From what I remember and what I am seeing now I either remember incorrectly or was shown wrong. Now that I am learning the right way to hold the needle and make a stitch I am afraid I am all thumbs. Just to do the first row of chain sticthes I...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by jomcandrew on Nov 12, 2011
  • Crochet Toy Caterpillar with leftover yarn

    I have had best time using up all of my leftover yarn to make a multicolored caterpillar for my grandson. You can just keep on crocheting these balls and legs, matching up wild colors until you get rid of your old yarn. It is hilarious! I got the pattern as a free gift from Charles Publishing along with...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by JaniceDiane on Oct 1, 2011
  • Re: Tunisian Crochet in the Round

    They have a tunisian crochet in the round video on this website that has totally inspired me. Toni Rexroat suggested it when we were trying to find videos on "crochet on the double". I had no idea that tunisian could be done in the round. Can't wait to stop making blankets and try my hand...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by jroberts123 on Mar 31, 2011