Recommended Posts

Donna,

Use a 4.0 needle for best results. The MR designation on the needles from APQS stands for "multi-directional". If the needle is too small for the thread (e.g. King Tut and other cotton threads pull harder) then the needle flexes too much to meet the hook with each rotation. Other reasons for skipped stitches include moving too fast, having the quilt too tight, having the stitch length too long for your particular thread, and even the batting thickness.

Hope this helps!

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...