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Old 10-01-2012, 10:30 AM   #3
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Ribbing the Cuff
 
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the width on a 3.25 needle is 26 inches across -- it is the width that i am concerned about ... think I should go down to 116?

Thanks so much!

Originally Posted by suzeeq View Post
It says to use size 4 and 7, the 4s are for the ribbing, the body would be made with 7s. Even for a loose knitting it doesn't seem like it should be too large on 3.25 mm, though going down in needle size won't always make it smaller, just stiffer. So try using a 3 and 6, see how that works. For lengths, you work to a measurement, not by rows, and you may need to make it shorter.


There are 12 sts difference in the CO stitches for each size; go down another 'size' by using 12 less than the smallest - 128 sts. Or even another size which would need 116. For the sleeves, the difference is 6 sts, or 50 and 44 sts. Try casting on a sleeve first and work that for a while and see how it measures.
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