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#1 of 4 Old 07-27-2007, 05:51 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm making a pumpkin hat and the pattern only calls for a leaf but I want to add a skinny little curly-Q vine too...any ideas how I might do this? I thought about just crocheting up a strip and seeing if it turns on itself, but I'm not sure that would happen...

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Curl is created through unevenness, so one side of the vine must have more stitches than the other side.

Hope that makes sense.

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Knit a 3 stitch I-cord.
Round 1: k all stitches
Round 2: k2tog, kfb
Repeat ad infinitum. That should do it You might want to twiddle with the number of plain rows between the decrease/increase rows, but it'll get you a curl.

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Thanks for the suggestions...I ended up just crocheting a 6-inch chain and then crocheting one row on top of that and it curled on it's own...looks pretty darn cute, if you ask me!

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