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« on: August 10, 2005 04:44:48 PM »

so, I've been searching all the posts about crochet-ing with plastic bags, but how do you keep them from sticking together, or to the hook??? Or is it that I'm trying to keep the tension too high?  All I've got so far is a GLUMPH of plastic. Should go in the Stitch and Botch page. ha.
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2005 09:32:10 PM »

mine werent really sticky, but they were kinda sticky, lol. i put baby powder on my hands and that helped them slip along over my finger better.

that's what i recommend.

plus, it is nice smelling so if it doesnt all come off at the end, you're not too bad off.

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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2005 04:14:45 PM »

thanks!  in DESPERATION   I used PAM (registered trademark here) to wipe down the hook with, and it seemed to help tremendously.   But it doesn't smell nice!   *crochet-ing industriously*
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« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2005 12:09:47 AM »

ooh! that stuff smells awful! it makes me wonder why i should put it on my food...that i eat...lol

i am glad you found something that works, will you post a pic when you are done?
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« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2005 05:48:22 AM »

Maybe try Butter flavored pam?Huh That might at least smell slightly better.....?
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