Finishing on the S loom

by Lindsay
(Kentucky)

I recently finished my first project on my S loom. I noticed that the end that I ended with is tight and the end where I began is loose. I followed the directions that came with the loom but I can't figure out why this happened. Any ideas or suggestions?

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Jan 05, 2017
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Thank you! NEW
by: Lindsay

I appreciate y'all commenting and helping out! I've enjoyed looming so much and definitely plan on using your advice for future projects!

Jan 05, 2017
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Loose ends NEW
by: Maimi

Denise at Loomahat.com has been a life saver for me. It took me a little bit to be able to tighten up my cast on ends to make them look neat and clean, but once I did, it was great. Of course Denise makes it look so easy. I have spent hours on youtube learning so much. Best wishes.

Jan 02, 2017
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finishing on the s loom NEW
by: Jen Tavernier

Hi there,

Actually, all you need to do is Block the item. Looms, and reg knitting/crochet, go through a lot of "handling:, and the yarn will stretch, the tension may be different from beginning to end, and looms twist the yarn as you go round and round, so there is bound to be some unevenness in the stitches. they just need to be relaxed, as it were, and straightened out so that the tension in the yarn/stitches are more evenly distributed across the whole thing.

Now, this can happened naturally with use. )as you are stretching and using, the yarn and stitches will relax and realign.

Or, google blocking for looms, or why block, etc or what is blocking, and you will come across several ways to do this. It's all in the nature of the yarn and stitches and handling.

3 things also:
check out facebook, and search "Loom groups" - full of crazy mad loomers, tons of tips and questions - there are about 5 or 6 of them, and they are all good. Really interactive, lots of photos of whose doing what, all of the peg looms - (From knifty knitter up to s looms.)

2- go to GoodknitKisses- Kristen is of course of facebook, but also has her own site, and tons of tips advice, loom-related. She also has her own youtube channel dealing with looming and different looms. Very good!

Another good site for checking through is Loomahat. Lots of tips and all kinds of things.

Here is that one. Good luck, and don't let it drive you nuts! LOL
http://www.loomahat.com/
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