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Some threads have a tendency to twist more than others. This is especially true of those threads with a "pearl" type construction; it is also normal that we twist the needle with each stitch we make. Some steps you can take to avoid some of the twisting problem:
1. Stitch with the appropriate length of thread; long lengths naturally cause more problems.
2. Drop your threaded needle after you make a few stitches in order to let the thread unwind naturally.
3. Notice how you are twisting the needle and give it a half-twist in the opposite direction with each stitch (yes, sounds a little cumbersome to me.)