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Old 04-19-2013, 05:32 AM   #10
Dclutterchique
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Originally Posted by Artchic528 View Post
I've tried and tried my hardest to do the long tail cast on but I am having great difficulty with it. I much prefer to use backwards loop.
Have you tried doing the Thumb Method of the Long Tail Cast On? Its way of working is only one step on from the Backwards Loop so you may find it easier to do than the 'sling shot' method where the yarn is laid over the thumb and index finger.
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