[BCAB] OT, elastic lost inside new stick

Roger Woolgrove rawoolgrove at gmail.com
Sat Jul 8 13:25:20 BST 2017


Similar to Mo's idea but attach the end of the thread once removed from 
the last section to something else such as a length of wire or cord 
which can more easily be fed through the length of the final section.
Pass it through and use the attachment to pull the elastic all the way 


On 08/07/2017 12:20, Mobeen Iqbal wrote:
> Hi.
> Or, stretch the elastic from the second to last section so you end up 
> with a long peace to thread through the final section. Hold it in 
> position with 1 hand and feed the elastic through the final section 
> and it should come out of the end. A bit fiddly but should be doable.
> Cheers,
> Mo.
> On 08/07/2017 12:17, David Reynolds wrote:
>> You need a long crochet hook to get it out. In my experience, a bent 
>> coat
>> hanger is too thick to accomplish this, but either a hook or a long 
>> piece of
>> stiff wire should do the job,
>> David.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of 
>> tom.reid21
>> Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2017 12:12 PM
>> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
>> Subject: [BCAB] OT, elastic lost inside new stick
>> Hi folks, I just got a new stick with a tip that attachess to it by a 
>> hook.
>> I was trying to change tips when, guess what, the elastic slipped out 
>> of my
>> hand. It is now inside the stick.
>> Partly as a curio, but, has anybody done this one or know how to get 
>> it out
>> to unite with its friendly tip.
>> Long live the old screw tips, Tom
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