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ruthybaby
« on: September 23, 2010 02:46:49 PM »

When I crochet something in a long line, for example a scarf, it twists round as I go. I was hoping crocheting a couple of rows onto the foundation chain would help, but it just becomes more obvious. I think it may be something to do with my tension, but I'm not really sure how to solve it. Does anyone have any ideas or suffer from the same problem?
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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2010 03:01:19 PM »

I find that tight stitch patterns will do this... maybe go up a hook size or two?
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kirsa
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2010 09:12:58 AM »

I run into this problem whenever I crochet too tightly (which is almost always).  A bigger hook should help quite a bit.  You could try blocking it a bit when it's done too, which might help get rid of a bit of curl.
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SpinningNickel
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2010 01:28:23 PM »

I also prefer to use foundationless stitches for something like a scarf. I find a normal foundation chain often goes tight. If you can use a foundationless base to get started, it keeps the whole thing looser.
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