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Old 03-23-2010, 06:05 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by jess_hawk View Post
Oh, and if all else fails, use size 6 needles for anything except socks.
That does bring up a good point. I bet if you asked most knitters, they would say they gravitate to a certain needle size & weight of yarn. Me, I knit almost everything on US6-8. Even socks, I just double the yarn & make boot socks.

After a while of knitting on the same needles, same size & similar yarn, you pretty much know how many stitches per inch you will get. Whether you swatch or not.
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