Why is the edge of my crochet blanket slanted?

How do you stop a crochet slanting?

How do I stop my crochet from slanting?

  1. Use a larger size hook for the foundation chain. …
  2. Count your stitches. …
  3. Consistency in placing your stitches. …
  4. Avoid changing hooks in the middle of the project. …
  5. Block your work. …
  6. Practice.

Why is my crochet going diagonal?

The problem of a diagonal seam is caused by the shape of a HDC stitch. Since we pull yarn through 3 loops, it will always be pulled to the right. We can compensate that by changing where we start and end a round.

Why does my crochet look like a trapezoid?

When your crochet square starts to look more like a trapezoid, something’s gone wrong! … So, when a project begins to look more like a trapezoid, triangle or is just all over the place, the most likely culprit is you aren’t counting your stitches, or not placing your first stitch in the proper stitch to start your row.

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