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skookknitter 02-07-2013 09:56 PM

can you..... Really?!?
 
i am going to knit a blanket using the proper needles for the yarn i have chosen. My question is can i knit on enough stitches using 14" needles for a 60" blanket? Or must i do it in parts?

GrumpyGramma 02-07-2013 10:39 PM

14" needles will be too short. A better way would be to get a circular needle and use it like flat needles. I think a 40" circ should do, a longer one would allow you to spread out the stitches so you can see your work better.

Jan in CA 02-07-2013 10:49 PM

Those are too short, but part of the problem is that it will gwt too heavy. A circular needle is the way to go. That way the weight can rest in your lap . I'd get a long cable, probably at least 40".


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