Preparing to Crochet

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Help With Yarn Tension for Crochet

If that's too loose, you could loop the thread around your index finger. Hold your yarn and hook in the right hand, with your hook in the left. This isn't meant to be an answer but I hope it provides a little assistance! It is the amount of slack yarn between the guiding finger and the tip of the hook that creates the looseness of a stitch.

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Well explained! Yes No. On the other hand, don't be too worried about "even" stitches while crocheting at first, but let the thread slide quite easily through your fingers while you work, otherwise the final result will be too stiff.

For example, you might be instructed to make a loose chain or to create a tight single crochet border. Picot and Lace Sweater for Baby. There are a great many free crochet videos online that you can watch.

Hold Yarn for Crochet

Recently viewed items. Helen on 4th February at 2: I pick the yarn up with my little finger, flip my hand, and pass the yarn under my two middle fingers and over my 1st finger. Piped Pocket. In the beginning, the left hand can hold the whole piece.

Knit Together How to hold the crochet hook and the yarn. Crochet Lessons for beginners.

I have found that as I work more and more through the project that I get into a rhythm, and I stop getting uneven tension. Because that is what works for me! Rainbow Wrap Skirt. The one made with a 4mm hook measures 3 inches or 7. Crocheting should be relaxing, not a continuous fight with the hook and yarn. Hooks are not expensive, so it is worthwhile to keep a range of sizes on hand so you can switch if you find yourself working too tight or too loose for any project.