What are crochet rings used for?
A finger yarn guide ring keeps yarns untangled and at an even tension while working on multi-strand projects. You can find many of them on the market today. But they all basically do the same thing and act as a crochet tension regulator.
What is a knitting thimble?
Norwegian knitting thimbles are a great way to control multiple strands in yarn as with stranded color work. It helps to control tension, limit chaffing, and minimize tangling!
What is a magic ring crochet?
A magic ring is the ideal way to start crocheting in the round. You start crocheting over an adjustable loop and finally pull the loop tight when you have finished the required number of stitches. The advantage of this method is that there’s no hole left in the middle of your starting round.
What is the magic circle loop in crochet?
A magic ring or a magic circle is a way to begin crocheting in round by crocheting the first round into an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight. This is great way to start crocheting your toys, because you can pull the loop very tight so you won’t have a hole in the middle of your first round.
How do you protect your fingers when crocheting?
Other suggestions from my ever-helpful Ravelry group members included finger cots, taping the finger, or wrapping paper towel around the finger and then taping over that. In the end I found a very simple solution that works for me: I sewed a very basic finger sleeve from a smooth, stretchy, spandex-blend fabric.
What does yarn tension mean?
What is tension? Tension for knitting is the number of stitches and rows that an average knitter will achieve to given unit of measurements, using specific yarn, pattern and needles. It is used to translate measurements into number of stitches and rows to be worked.
How does a tension ring work?
A tension ring is a type of finger ring that holds a gemstone in place by pressure rather than prongs, a bezel or other mounting. The metal setting is actually spring-loaded to exert pressure onto the gemstone, and tiny etchings or grooves in the metal create a shelf that supports the gemstone’s edges.