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LeslieA
07-17-2007, 09:56 AM
the crystal palace chenille? This chenille is very thin and prone to knots....lol....anyways I purchased this to make a scarf and I'm doing a 2x2 ribbing...I'm using size 7 wooden needles. But as I'm knitting it looks very loose and it is very hard to make out the ribbing. I have frogged it several times and it still looks the same. Should I go to a size 6 needle?

I also purchased the crystal palace chenille called taos...and I started that one to see the difference as it's a little thicker yarn and I'm knitting that on size 9...it looks a little better but not a lot.

Is it me or the yarn?

Thanks for the help.

suzeeq
07-17-2007, 10:04 AM
It's the yarn. Chenille doesn't stretch, so the stitches will be kind of loosey.

LeslieA
07-17-2007, 10:45 AM
Thanks! Because as I'm knitting this it doesn't really look like the picture so I figured it must be me...lol :rofling: