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So, you've made all of the pieces of your new crocheted sweater, that's so great! But, now, the time has come to join them together. This can be so challenging because, unlike cloth pieces, it's hard to pin together the crocheted pieces in order to sew or crochet them together. Thanks to designer Annette Petavy, I've found that safety pins that don't have coils (so that the yarn won't get tangled in them) or those little claw-like hair clips really hold the pieces together while you join them.