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I bought the most wonderful crochet book of granny squares, and having got slightly fed up with my first effort (it's almost lap size and takes ages to go round once) I thought I would give myself a boost, use my lovely new wool and make some squares.

It's a bit of a shame as I think there may be a misprint in the book, as far from making a granny square, I seem to have produced a hamster hat with ear flaps.


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Anyone got a hamster with a cold head )t'
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{rofwl} very inventive Helen. )t'
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)grin2(

It's rather lovely {hug}










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No idea what happened!! yike*

I know WHERE it went wrong, but just don't get what I did wrong. }hairout{

I had to double crochet (purple) into each treble (blue). I popped a d/crochet in every gap basically. :?
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p.penn wrote:No idea what happened!! yike*

I know WHERE it went wrong, but just don't get what I did wrong. }hairout{

I had to double crochet (purple) into each treble (blue). I popped a d/crochet in every gap basically. :?



That's what I thought >dum<

I made some rosettes and put on a cushion, they are "different" >coc<
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You have the same book as me, don't you Perchy? If I give you the page number, would you try it? Pleeeeeeeeeeeeease!!!!! +f+

(Page 91 'Anemone')

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Have you finished it yet Perchy? {rofwl}
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p.penn wrote:Have you finished it yet Perchy? {rofwl}



I have done a bunch, sorry didn't realise you only wanted one )grin2(

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and rosettes?

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perchy wrote:
p.penn wrote:Have you finished it yet Perchy? {rofwl}



I have done a bunch, sorry didn't realise you only wanted one )grin2(

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NO!!!! Anemones, not TULIPS!!! :-D

Your rosettes look good though. )t'

(Mind you, I can't see them close up {rofwl} )
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have done some of the anenome, but I think the wool is too thick and the hook too large }hairout{ and I didn't change colours apart from that it is ok )t'


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}hairout{ }hairout{ }hairout{

So, what am I doing wrong? {cry} I tried so hard.
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p.penn wrote:}hairout{ }hairout{ }hairout{

So, what am I doing wrong? {cry} I tried so hard.


Maybe your tension is too tight, mine is too slack )hic(
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If the tension was too tight, it would have curled from the middle, but it was flat until the purple row. }hairout{
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If it has curled up on the last row, you have not enough stitches, I would say.
Missed a gap or a corner maybe ?
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