A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 308,121
Currently Running With Scissors:
444 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: help! my crochet is shrinking!  (Read 1098 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
eatmoreplants
Offline Offline

Posts: 1009
Joined: 16-Nov-2006

AppleAndTree.Etsy.com


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: February 04, 2007 01:57:09 PM »

i am learning how to crochet. i am practicing single crochet and as i work it- my piece keeps getting smaller and smaller. i crochet a chain then a skip one chain and start single crocheting, at the end of the single crochet row i turn the work and begin single crocheting without skipping a chain this time, i have no idea what i am doing wrong, please help!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Apple & Tree
appleandtree.etsy.com

Apple and Tree believes in the philosophy of re-using before recycling. We make one of a kind pieces using salvaged items as base material and offer authentic vintage fashions.
eatmoreplants
Offline Offline

Posts: 1009
Joined: 16-Nov-2006

AppleAndTree.Etsy.com


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2007 06:09:08 PM »

i figured it out. nevermind
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Apple & Tree
appleandtree.etsy.com

Apple and Tree believes in the philosophy of re-using before recycling. We make one of a kind pieces using salvaged items as base material and offer authentic vintage fashions.
DarlaTremere
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2007 02:07:36 PM »

lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LongtimeLurkerO.o
Laural
I like exclamation points!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 752
Joined: 12-Oct-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2007 03:20:26 AM »

Just in case any one else is having this problem:

At the end of your row chain 1 before you start the next row.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Let's put the FUN back in dysfunctional!!

Wists: http://wists.com/PrincessLaural
seamshistoric
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2007 06:21:49 AM »

 Grin don't feel bad -- I did exactly the same thing countless times. Remembering how long the turning chain is always stumps me, and I nearly always look it up before I start a new project  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Marleen
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2007 06:26:00 AM »

I think that this is a problem that even the most veteran crocheter has had.  Keep up the great effort.

Marleen
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Marleen
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: For the Birds
February 22, 2017 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Ballet Flats

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.