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Crochet/C&C Speed Cro-sheen


Some 40 years ago I started making a bedspread which, unfortunately, I had to put aside.  It would cover the top of a twin size bed now and want to finish the edges and use it for a throw.  It is all double crochet and popcorn stitch.  Beautiful.  My problem is I can not find the hook I use and don't recall the size.  How do I find out what size hook was used.  Also, any suggestions how to finish off the edge all around?  

I still have a lot of the speed cro-sheen and should be enough to do a few rows around the entire piece.  Looking forward to your response.  Thank You!  Eleanor

Hello Eleanor:

Thanks for the question.

You can make a sample patch with the stitches and compare the size of the stitches. This will get you as close as possible. So do a few rows with one needle, then adjust the needed as you continue to do stitches until you find the one that will match the end results. Remember that from then to now, your tension probably changed as well.

Hope this helps. Should you need any assistance, please let me know.

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I am able to assist with reading patterns, in any format. I been crocheting for about 20+ years. Specialty in intricate pattern, adding bead, sequence, etc.


Crochet, all type patterns. My favorite project to work on are baptism gowns, done in size 10 threads.

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