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Old 01-04-2009, 12:52 AM   #1
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Circular knitting w/ 2 different size needles
This may be a dumb question, but...

If I'm knitting in the round using my Options, can I put a smaller needle tip on the left hand needle? I knit very tightly, especially when knitting in the round, and having a smaller size on the left hand makes it easier to slide my stitches along. Since the right hand needle is forming the size of the stitches, is that okay?

I was transferring to a larger cable and noticed that when I had a smaller needle on the left side it was much smoother and I didn't have to stop to feed more stitches onto the needle every so often. They just slid on their own!

Maybe I need to lighten up, but if this is not going to affect my gauge, I like my solution!
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