My crochet world is full of mistakes and reverses and changes of heart, and since I work on a limited yarn budget, this means lots of frogging and re-using. ("Lots of Frogging" - not a good title for anything.) Today, I've been swatching some lovely soy/wool yarn. It's soft and loosely twisted and altogether lovely, but boy does it like to stick to itself! A recipe for frogging disaster.
My normal instinct, when frogging, is to yank the yarn up and away from the work as quickly as possible. But with fuzzy yarn, this is Not a Good Idea. Pulling up, or pulling sideways, causes extra friction, which means more chances for the yarn to catch on itself and turn into a knotted mess.
Here's a better way:
Your fuzzy yarn will thank you. :)
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Do you have any frogging tips?
Knitters, what works best for you?
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