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Christine in Sacramento, CA asked, “I’ve been crocheting for a long time, and this way of holding my hand in tatting feels unnatural. I keep trying to switch fingers. What can I do?”

This is normal for crocheters, and is not a problem at all. Here is the normal hand position for tatting:

Normal Hand Position Here is the hand position that many crocheters find more comfortable. It is a simple switch of the first and second fingers. If this works better for you, I encourage you to use it.

Crocheter's Hand Position

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