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    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
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 8, 2003
      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...)

      Susan wrote:

      > 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
      > Suzann
      > --- In ROUNDLOOMS@yahoogroups.com, "rdaniels59" <rdaniels@f...>
      > wrote:
      > > 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
      > were
      > > suddenly so tight they wouldn't budge. I had to cut the slipper
      > off
      > > the loom! I tried several practice rows and tried wrapping
      > > differently, but had the same problem.I am obviously doing
      > something
      > > really wrong,but not sure what! Can anyone help me?
      > >
      > > Thanks so much,
      > >
      > > Rhonda
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      -Sue Darnell
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