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mjay 05-01-2009 07:40 AM

Doubling Up Aran
Can I double up Aran weight wool to achieve a chunky knit result? Any advice?

Simply_Renee 05-01-2009 08:26 AM

Yes, just hold 2 strands together. You can do this from 2 different balls or you can use the center pull & outside strands. I like using separate balls because it seems to tangle less.

If gauge is important with what you're making- you'll want to pay close attention to that also & use the right size needles to get it.

Have fun!

suzeeq 05-01-2009 10:59 AM

It may be thicker than chunky even, so check your gauge.

swcheng15 05-01-2009 02:58 PM

Yeah, it depends on the yarn. Sometimes it won't achieve the same chunky gauge, sometimes it'll be over the gauge.

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