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knittinginnycnr 12-08-2011 10:33 PM

How to change a straight pattern to circular needles
 
Hello,
I have a pattern that I have knitted on straight needles a few times and i love the look and texture of this scarf...but I would love to make this pattern into a cowl without having to seam the ends..

I have tried to figure this out and made a mess of it each time..

the pattern is:
Row 1 (right side) knit 3, purl 3 to end
Row 2 Knit 1 Purl 1

can someone please help me?
Thank You very very much

Jan in CA 12-09-2011 12:06 AM

Right Sue and Sparkle...as long as it's a multiple of 6 you'll be fine. I read it wrong and goofed on my answer. :doh:

suzeeq 12-09-2011 12:07 AM

You can do the RS row just the same over a multiple of 6 sts, but the other row will have to be reversed and backwards, which actually would end up the same - k1 p1.

SparkleLDN 12-09-2011 11:25 AM

Round 1 : K3, P3
Round 2 : P1, K1

Be sure you casted on a multiple of 6 stitches.

I'm working now this pattern in round ;)

knittinginnycnr 12-09-2011 11:13 PM

thank you so much...i am going to give this another try...i hope you like the pattern...it seems the boys or men in my life love this stitch pattern..i usually let them pick what ive knitted over the summer and this is always the first to go

plus i like it because its fast and easy

i appreciate the time you took to explain as soon as i get a good portion going i will post a pic

SparkleLDN 12-10-2011 12:15 PM

You're welcome... In fact, it's been 5 days I'm working this pattern in round ;)


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