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11-20-2008, 04:40 PM
Iīd like to try to make this jacket:
but itīs listed as a size small with no other numbers written for larger sizes. How do you go about figuring out how many more stitches youīd need. Iīd probably go for a medium, but am not sure about how to go about making it bigger.
Would using larger needles and the same stitch count work?
11-20-2008, 06:20 PM
You can make it bigger with different yarn and needles, if you like. You'll just have to decide on how big you want it and see what gauge will give you the measurements you want using the stitch count in the pattern.
11-20-2008, 10:32 PM
The pattern looks like it's knit with very thin yarn on tiny needles, so do as Ingrid suggests, try it in worsted and use size 8s. Then go up or down in needle size if that gauge doesn't make it the correct size you need.
11-21-2008, 05:43 AM
Thanks so much for the help Ingrid and Sue. I just got a PM from the designer and apparently the directions for larger sizes are on another PDF in French. I can`t read french, but I figure I can put it next to the english version and go from there. ;)
11-21-2008, 10:00 AM
There's a list of French knitting terms here - http://www.geocities.com/barbie42day/translate.html and http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=129918.0
and also the French refer to knit and purl stitches as "front" and "back" stitches.
11-21-2008, 03:59 PM
Wow! Sue, thatīs a great reference!!!! Thatīll come in handy for another pattern I have for a shell ( written in German ). I brought the pattern to work to see if anyone could help ( I work in a small private very international hospital ) but to no avail. :woohoo: