Why does my crochet get wavy?

How do you stop rippling when crocheting?

6 sure ways to stop your crochet curling

  1. Tension. Sometimes working with stitches that are a little too tight can cause the project you are making to become very stiff and will lead the edges of your project to curl in. …
  2. Cramped hands. …
  3. Blocking. …
  4. Chains. …
  5. Gauge swatch. …
  6. The curl that goes away.

Why is my granny square wavy?

Puckering …or wavy edges… happens if there is too many stitches… while the edges will curl up if there aren’t enough stitches…

Why does my crochet not sit flat?

When the corners of your crochet project are starting to curl and just won’t lie flat, you may need to try adjusting your tension. Stitches that are worked too tightly together result in a stiff fabric, which often causes the corners to curl in. To fix this problem, try stretching the fabric.

Is it normal for crochet to curl?

The most common reasons crochet edges curl is because tension is too tight (gauge is off), the foundation chain stitches are too tight, there are not enough stitches crocheted in the round, and increases or decreases are inconsistently crocheted in the round.

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