So i've played guitar for just over a year, but i can never get the strings to look anywhere near as neat as when somethings shop bought. They never 'stick' as it were to the peg. Also, most people say like 'you should get 4 windings before you start tuning' what does this mean exactly? I get like 2 windings when i tune up, but it just looks so messy.

I play a dean Dime o' flage if that's any help with explaining stuff, but i don't think that's the problem
4 windings is way the hell too many imo. I usually have 1 or sometimes half on the thicker strings.

That diagram up there is good though^
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