Thursday, 29 August 2013

Sharing an useful tip....

.....While looking at the pics of my pink triangle , I've noticed something not pleasant about the way the stitches were joined together  at the end/beginning of each row..... but I was not the only one, luckily!!!

A new visitor (Hi Brenda!) left a note in the comment box :

I follow your blog and love it! You do such great, colorful crochet.

But, I wonder if you have ever tried this technique to hide your beginning stitch in each round.
This is not my blog but just a helpful way to hide that chain at the beginning of the rows or rounds.

Keep up the great work, I love following your blog

Being a curious person (!!!!), I had a look to the link suggested by Brenda (now is pinned on my Crochet board!!!) ..... it helped me a lot with my second attempt, as you can see....

Better, eh????

I really appreciate these kind of advice ! So do not hesitate to give more help in the future!!!!
I love to improve my work and to learn something new and useful!!!!
Thank you Brenda and Heidi !!!!!!

So, obviously, I started to crochet a triangle for my shawl....

....and yes, another one is on the way !!!!!

xxxx Alessandra

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  1. Hello Ales

    Do you know they say crochet triangles are one of the difficult things to do in crochet? Actually they look simple to do but to get a good triangle isn't easy. Yours look clean, straight borders and neat. In fact perfect to me!
    I'm going to check that interesting hint in a minute because sometimes I am just not happy with the beginnings. I am also looking for how to join colours in rounds too because sometimes they overlap and I don't like how it appears.

    keep well

    Amanda :-)

  2. Hi Ale!
    Lovely pictures and lovely triangles. I totally agree with Amanda, your triangles look crisp. Thanks for sharing the link.
    Have a great day!

  3. What advice so good, Ale! such readers cheer us on! what joy! your triangles are very nice! Kisses from Catalonia!

  4. Clever! I'll have to give it a go!
    Kate :}

  5. Alessandra, thank you for the kind words.

    I hesitated about giving my advice but then I thought about how I would appreciate advice if it made my crochet easier or better looking.

    You do great work and I love these triangles.

  6. Neat trick ... and your triangles look lovely :)

  7. I always think your work is fantastic. And don't see anything wrong with the first set. I know that my work has lots of mistakes. My joins aren't great but such is life. I just like creating. Have a wonderful weekend. Tammy


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