Re: [ROUNDLOOMS] Re: Hello from a new member!
- That is good idea, Rhonda.
That way there is "give" and the yarn take sit up.
I understand completely..
(another "movie star" for governor,
I'm still chuckling, here...)
> Hi Rhonda and welcome to the list. The problem is the tight--
> wrapping. Try wrapping a few pegs and knitting them off. Rather then
> wrapping the whole loom. Also when you wrap the pegs. Try sliding
> the loops up and down the peg. They should slide easily.
> When I wrap the pegs I keep my finger on the previous peg, so it
> doesn't get pulled too tight as I wrap the next one. I am new myself
> and broke my pick my first time out because I wrapped the yarn too
> tight. :rolleyes: So I am extra careful when I wrap now :-)
> Are you doing the eeee wrap? Rather then the flat corker type
> knitting. I just finished a pair of slippers. Double yarn. I do one
> row over one row. It is just to hard to do one row over two rows.
> And hard at least for me to maintain tension
> I hope that helps a bit
> --- In ROUNDLOOMS@yahoogroups.com, "rdaniels59" <rdaniels@f...>
> > Hi,
> > I'm Rhonda From Illinois. I have several round looms and enjoying
> > using them. I posted a problem I'm having on the other loom
> > lists,but hadn't received an answer,maybe you can help?
> > I have just been knitting in the round so far and everything has
> > been great.When I started a slipper pattern for my daughter that
> > required me to go back and forth on the round loom my stitches
> > suddenly so tight they wouldn't budge. I had to cut the slipper
> > the loom! I tried several practice rows and tried wrapping
> > differently, but had the same problem.I am obviously doing
> > really wrong,but not sure what! Can anyone help me?
> > Thanks so much,
> > Rhonda
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