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Hello! I am making a multi-coloured giraffe amigurumi for a baby shower. I'm trying to keep the colour changes as smooth as possible, which is proving a challenge when the rounds are spiralled. One method I found was joining the next colour when completing the last stitch of the round and making a slip stitch as the first stitch rather than a dc (or sc for US) on the next round. Unfortunately, I noticed that when looking at my giraffe's arm the colour changes appear to be in a spiral going up the arm. I've attached a picture to show you all. I'm not quite sure how to fix this. It might not be so noticeable in the arms but I'm worried it will in the legs and body, which have more rows. Do you all have any suggestions on how to fix this? Ta, Jade PS: The arm has 12 dc per round and rounds are spiralled.
So I'm working on making a small purse. I have a few rectangle pieces that I will be sewing together with yarn and a yarn needle. The corners are curling a fair amount, so I want to make sure I block them all. My question is, is it better to... A) Sew all the pieces together, then block the entire thing B) Block all the pieces individually, then sew all the pieces together C) Pin the pieces together, block while pinned, and then sew pieces together. Also, if it makes a difference, I'm using Red Heart Value yarn. So the basic and cheap worsted weight yarn made of acrylic. Its a bit rougher and has a little more of a ridged drape then other nicer but more expensive yarns. And while I'm here asking, if you could also tell me what the best method of blocking to use would be, that would be great! Thank you!
:clapHello, Stitch n' Chicks is a Long beach, California crochet group. We currently meet 2x a month on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm at The Hof's Hut Marina on PCH & 2nd St. on the patio. Come by as our guest and meet our group! We welcome new people! We are a very friendly bunch of gals, who love to laugh, munch, chat, share crocheting patterns & advice, help each other and make new friends. We have crocheters and knitters on all levels from beginners to experts! We welcome all levels of experience. Join us and have fun and make new friends who love the yarn craft! We welcome you just contact Debb @ email@example.com see us at http://www.stitchnchicks.weebly.com