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« on: August 12, 2004 01:26:44 PM »

i just finished making my first scarf, and i was wondering how u finish it so it won't unravel? i have i book and it says to make a chain stitich but that doesnt work. help?
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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2004 01:36:06 PM »

are you knitting or crocheting?
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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2004 01:39:00 PM »

crocheting
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2004 01:46:16 PM »

Cut the yarn after your last stitch, leaving a few inches of a tail. Then, with your hook, pull the tail through the loop(s) of your last stitch so it closes the stitch up. Pull it tight! Then, you can use the crochet hook or a yarn needle to weave the yarn tail back into the body of your work to hide it.

Here's a link to more info: http://crochet.about.com/library/bl_weave_ends.htm
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2004 08:11:31 PM »

... or, if you're making fringe, you don't need to weave in the tail because you can make it the same length as your fringe and it'll disappear anyway!
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