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ellebrooke
03-10-2008, 03:39 AM
This may be a really silly question, but I was just curious if anyone here had ever started a project in flat knitting, then switched to knitting in the round then back to flat again?

I am currently working on a scarf with a pattern at either end, but I am lazy and don't really want to sew up 5ft of seams. I was thinking since I am done with the patterned section, I could move over to circular needles, join my ends and continue to knit in the round until I was ready to work on the pattern at the other end. Any tips or guidance for doing this? Or just jump in? Any reason I SHOULDN'T attempt this?

Thanks!

Ingrid
03-10-2008, 06:57 AM
First, there is no taboo in knitting--if it works, do it.

And secondly, that is the best way, in my opinion, to make a scarf with a motif at both ends. I've done it, and it works just fine.:thumbsup:

Silver
03-10-2008, 10:44 AM
What Ingrid said, plus way to go for thinking outside the box! :thumbsup:

ellebrooke
03-10-2008, 10:58 AM
Thanks for the replies! I figured someone else had to have tried it.:cheering: I think I will give it a go. Seaming 5 feet of dark colored yarn is nothing to take lightly.

Momto G B and H
03-10-2008, 11:46 AM
That's pretty much how the "Andre" scarf from Knitty is done.