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« on: August 11, 2004 01:57:55 PM »

I am confused about the DO NOT JOIN enjoinder in patterns for hats. Ok, I have to admit, I am clueless. It seems that on paatterns that say DNJ, I still keep going round & round, there are no gaps, so what am I not joining?
 What happens if I Join where I am not supposed to?
 Just what am I doing here?
thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2004 04:48:43 PM »

I think from what you're saying, you're just not suppost to join each round, you just keep going. Instead of neat rows, you end up with a cool slanty spiral effect. I could be wrong, though. Would you post an example?
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2004 06:46:30 PM »

most patterns that tell you to join usually have you starting the round with a ch 2/3 to act as the first sc/dc of that row. so when you come to the end of the round you have a definite start/stop/join spot.  for do not joins you just keep on sc/dc so there is no definite start/stop point. most of these will tell you to place a marker/place holder somewhere so you will know where you stared from and so you can keep track of your round number. hope it made sense  Undecided if not i can try explaining a different way.
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2004 05:16:32 AM »

i agree with simply-- you're definitely going to need to invest in some row markers.  i have found that when crocheting in the round and not joining, it can get fairly confusing.  just stay on top of your rows, count your stitches, and hook up those row markers
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2004 10:53:36 PM »

For row markers, I use short pieces of another yarn--easy to get/replace, and you can knot them if you're worried about them pulling out.

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