Changing your loop shape to be more effective
16 Jul 2015

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Changing your loop shape


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n my last post I talked about the need for you to study your loop shapes. I talked about the following attributes of every loop you cast.

1.     Shape – Fat or wide, Parallel or tailing. 

2.     Width

3.     Trajectory

4.     Tracking

5.     Unroll condition

6.     Line speed 

Let my now give you my thoughts about what you need to consider if you want to make better loop shapes. 

Now, ‘it depends’  but in general a reasonably narrow and parallel loop is what you are trying to achieve. 

If you can learn to make this loop shape well under a variety of conditions then all other loop shape will come more easily.


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