How do I make sure my crochet doesn’t unravel?

How do you finish a crochet so it doesn’t unravel?

How to fasten off crochet

  1. Once you’ve worked your last stitch, you’ll have one loop left on your hook. Cut the yarn leaving a tail approx 15cm-long. …
  2. Remove the hook and pull the yarn tail to tighten it up. This will create a nice little knot that will mean your yarn can’t unravel.

Why does my yarn unravel when I crochet?

Sometimes your yarn splits because you are working against the direction that the yarn is twisted in, so you are basically untwisting it. By working with the opposite end of the yarn you can work into the same direction that the yarn is twisted in, so that it doesn’t split.

Should you crochet tight or loose?

You don’t want your tension to be too loose, yet you don’t want it to be too tight. You want it to be juust right. When you’re crocheting, you want your yarn to glide through your fingers at a consistent rate. You shouldn’t be straining your yarn or letting it hang loose.

What is the best way to hold a crochet hook?

Hold the crochet hook as you would a pencil with your thumb and index finger on the finger hold, and the third finger near the tip of the hook. The crochet hook should be turned slightly toward you, not facing up or down. The crochet hook should be held firmly, but not tightly.

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