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« on: January 22, 2006 12:52:03 PM »

Okay, I just finished my first-ever crocheting project...a scarf.  It's pretty.  But I'm stuck; I don't know how to finish it off.  The directions in the book I have aren't very clear.  Does anyone know of a good website with some pictures of how to do this? 

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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2006 01:45:34 PM »

All you have to do is chain one, cut the yarn, then pull the end all the way through the chain, then pull it tight.  At least that's how I finish off, not sure if there are other ways, still new here myself Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2006 01:46:15 PM »

All you have to do is chain one, cut the yarn, then pull the end all the way through the chain, then pull it tight.  At least that's how I finish off, not sure if there are other ways, still new here myself Smiley

Thats how Ive always finished off, myself. then weave the end through and you're done.
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2006 01:51:27 PM »

I do it the same way - chain 1, cut yarn, pull through and then use a needle to sew the end in.  When I sew the end in, I run the needle through 5 or 6 stitches (on the wrong side) and then pull the yarn through and sometimes if I want to make the end really secure, I will sometimes go back the other way with the yarn too.
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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2006 02:28:25 PM »

Thanks!  It looks beautiful now! 
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