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Old 10-01-2007, 09:04 PM   #1
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Different ways to gauge?.
Is there different ways to get gauge in crocheting if so what are they and how to do them?.Thanks.
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Old 10-06-2007, 07:05 AM   #2
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Is there different ways to get gauge in crocheting if so what are they and how to do them?.Thanks.
i used to use different size of yarn (thicker or finer)...it's a suggestion i got from knitting forum and i apply it to crochet...i don't know about using different size of hook but in knitting, this works, too...
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Old 10-09-2007, 10:57 AM   #3
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If you don't use the recommend yarn then you should crochet a gauge swatch. You either go up or down a hook size depending on how you crochet. If you are making an article of clothing then gauge matters. If you are making a blanket then the size of the blanket is up to you and gauge is at your discretion.
The books and the guild says, go up or down a hook size to get gauge but my opinion for a blanket only is : it is up to you.
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