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dooney
« on: December 22, 2010 09:11:31 AM »

I've been making a lot of "cozies" for Christmas gifts and I use hdc. I just do it in the round instead of joining rounds & chaining because I can't make that look good for some reason. So when I finish, a regular FO would look weird because a hdc is so tall. What I do to even it out is sort of like a half-double crochet but instead of finishing the stitch I finish up like a slip stitch. Does that make sense? So YO, insert hook, YO, pull through all loops. And then I do a regular slip stitch and the clean fasten-off (got that from the "Creepy Cute Crochet" book) so it steps down and it looks pretty even.
So if I want to write my patterns down, does that hdc/ss have a name???
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sherrrry561
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2010 04:31:21 PM »

I do something similar to even out a piece worked in the round.   Once I am done with the hdc I do sc till the edges are even then I do a few slip stitches then finish off.  That usually does it.  I hope that helps.
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Gwynevere
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2010 09:18:54 PM »

I don't think it has a name, but I've seen patterns that describe doing interesting things like that some times, and I think that just writing down exactly what you do would be easier to interpret (from a pattern reader standpoint) than having to look up what the abbreviation for whatever that stitch is, so that I know what the pattern is telling me to do.
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tarr0011
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2010 09:19:36 PM »

I'm with Gwynevere. If you need to ask, so would the average crocheter. Writing it out is always straight forward. Perhaps You could call it a HDC/SS on the second or third reference?
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