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« on: February 28, 2011 06:44:42 PM »

Kind of a dumb question, but I started a rainbow ripple afghan two-ish years ago, and then I stopped to work on another project, and another, and another. I recently dug it up and want to finish it, but I don't know what hook I used. I didn't use a pattern so I can't look it up. Is there any tricks to figuring it out, or just trial and error?

To prevent this from happening again, I'm in the process of making some numbered and lettered clips to attach to my WIPs.
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2011 04:40:18 AM »

Ha! This just happened to me, too! 

I looked at the yarn label, and saw that it called for a hook size I didn't have, so I guessed and picked the closest one, and did a few stitches.  They looked a bit bigger than the others, so I ripped them out and tried a smaller hook and the stitches looked fine, so I continued with it.

If that doesn't work for you, you could try making up a few swatches with different hooks and compare them to what you have.  You can frog the swatches when you're done and not be out any yarn. Smiley
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