Actually it isn't just for newbies because I didn't learn this until I'd been hooking for a while. Sometimes a design tells me to have a curved corner. Such as this hit and miss circle mat I hooked.
Have a great evening folks. Temperatures mild today and tomorrow is better. Wish I could afford the time to cut (mulch) leaves in my huge yard but the countdown is on preparing to leave for rug camp. Did manage to rake some leaves today but other chores are beckoning me now.