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« on: December 16, 2004 06:06:18 AM »

While my 7 yo was sick yesterday, I did a marathon session on an afghan that will be a Christmas present.  Needless to say my hand started to cramp.  Then all of a sudden it hit me how to make an easy handle for my hook to reduce the cramping. FIMO clay!  Here is a pic.  I put a glob on the handle then started crocheting with it to get it to fit my hand, then baked it to harden it when I was comfortable with the grip.  It may not be real pretty, but is much more comfortable.  I will be doing this with all of my hooks now!
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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2004 06:28:16 PM »

Thats a great idea-- I always get crampy hands--- i even tend to use bigger hooks to avoid it, but you cant use big hooks for everything!
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2004 12:34:25 PM »

Great idea!

(and if anyone else is interested in making polymer clay "handles" for crochet needles or other kinds of bakable tools, check out this page for some info:
...under "Handles"...)

Diane B.

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