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Old 01-11-2012, 02:24 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by ccelite35 View Post
Hi. I'm making my first hat and it's just turning out like a pancake. What am I doing wrong? Do all hats do this until the end? I am about halfway through the pattern and the only part that ever curls in is the last 2-3 rows. I was about 3/4 of the way through and thought I might have to skip the crochet after the slip stitch on each row, so I tore out back to one of my markers and re-did it while skipping the stitch after the slip but it doesn't seem to make any difference.....Help!
The same exact thing is happening to me and I'm a new crocheter. I'm so frustrated. My Fiance wants me to make him a beanie and I did it to about row 16 just like the pattern said and it looks like a frisby! Ughhh
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Old 01-11-2012, 03:34 PM   #12
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ChiefsChick: According to Diana, the instructions are unclear for the original hat pattern (http://www.headhuggers.org/patterns/cpatt01.htm).

Did you try using the links and hook sizes Diana recommended earlier in this thread?
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:43 AM   #13
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You might find this video helpful. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoCRUObS0Tc She joins her rounds in the video, your pattern says not to. Maybe it would be easier to keep track of stitch counts if you do join your rounds.


Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okJ9x5sPzYc
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