A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | 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: 309,606
Currently Running With Scissors:
500 Guests and 12 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 progect is mutating!  (Read 814 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
tasty_graffiti
« on: February 16, 2011 01:47:05 PM »


I am working on a crocheting a shirt

link: http://www.naturallycaron.com/projects/rosario/rosario_4.html

but as I am working my project is growing!  It started out as 18 inches long but now is to the size of 25 inches!  I am not adding stitches, I don't know what to do!  It doesn't feel like my crocheting is becoming more relaxed, I'm not sure what to do.  Help me please!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tasty_graffiti
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2011 10:30:10 AM »



Here is an image of the project ^_^
THIS ROCKS   Logged

rmpbklyn
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2011 10:50:36 AM »

that last chain is the step stitch  but not a stitch to consider for length
if you need 10 stitches , then do 10+1 chain stitch at the end of row

add markers by a contrasting yarn like red or yellow that can pulled out later, say for every 20 stitches ,it's easier to recount to keep track
THIS ROCKS   Logged

kirsa
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2011 02:51:01 PM »

It looks to me like your starting chain was probably just too tight.  It's a problem that I have pretty much all the time, where my starting chain is considerably tighter than the rest of my stitches.  I've found it helps to go up a hook size (or sometimes 2!) for the starting chain.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
tasty_graffiti
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2011 10:12:01 AM »

Genius!  Thank you so much for you help.

T_T not an easy fix though for this project... But I'll know for the future!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

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



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Draw Donut head Homer - The special Halloween video - 39th Drawing
How to Draw Hugo Simpson - 49th Drawing
How to Draw Maggie Simpson - 28th Drawing
How to Draw Rainier Wolfcastle - 57th Drawing
How to Draw Bart Simpson - 3rd Drawing
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Decorative Bulletin Board
Rain, rain, you don't have to go away...
Tute Tuesday: Latch Hooked Rag Rug

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 ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.