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Topic: A very silly question indeed! [name for big hook / thin yarn combo?]  (Read 995 times)
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ViolinRuth
« on: December 29, 2009 11:26:40 PM »

So I have started fooling around with crochet, and right now I am making an extremely experimental scarf. It is made with very fine wool lace yarn (?) that I found in a thrift store and a large crochet hook. So basically it is a very light and fine and airy product. I am not pulling it tight, so it is very very loose and loopy. That is not a very good description, but my question is, is there any name for what I am doing? I guess this is silly because there is no real reason for me to know what it is (if it is indeed special) other then to be able to explain what I am doing to people without so many words. Any input would be helpful. Smiley
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bella_domanie
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009 04:06:23 PM »

haha I know what you mean and as far as I know, there is no name for it.  It's just using a larger gauge hook than your yarn calls for.  Hope that helps.
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2010 07:29:01 AM »

To explain it to quickly to people who ask just tell them your crocheting a lacey scarf.  Simple and to the point without going into many details. Grin
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