"I have decided that it is really best not to cut, to avoid extra places where it could peel up, so I'm going to try Maisie's approach, check out her post further down, sounds really helpful. Haven't had the chance to try it yet but…"
"I think I am doing what you mention (smoothing as you lay) but I still end up with ever decreasing angles, until I'm covering about half my tape with more tape, seems like such a waste, and then I just end up cutting and starting again…"
"Do you have any youtube clips of you doing this by chance? I don't like cutting mine either but if I don't it all unwinds and gets all twisted and a huge mess :-( and i find it harder to keep it going evenly around that way too.
"I wouldn't say maple syrup "interferes" with the taste, but that's cos I love the taste of maple syrup, so if you don't like it, I'd try the apple syrup instead (although that will make it taste different again, if the…"
"I'd give them a try if I were you. I have 3 from superhooper and I love them and everyone else I know who has their hoops loves them too. They have a seriously big fan club here in NZ! I don't really understand why sloppy…"
"LOL, yeah, that makes sense. But for someone wanting to do a natural hoop it might be an option - don't know how old everyone here is or what its like in Canada/US, but in NZ the hoops we had when I was in primary school (around…"
"When I was on holiday overseas and didn't take a hoop with me, I borrowed my sister in laws cane hoop (like the ones you have in school, you know?). It wasn't half bad - why doesn't anyone use cane hoops?"