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Old 11-29-2012, 10:17 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by skookknitter View Post
Thank you so much for all of your help! It is greatly appreciated!! I get ten stitches per inch. I think it is highly unlikely that i will be able to fit eight hundred stitches on 14" size 5 straight needles.... I will buy some size 8 and see how they work for me... Thanks again!!!
If you're doing a hundred stitches or multiple hundreds, you'll probably want some long circular needles. You can use them just the same as regular knitting needles but they will hold more stitches and will be easier to handle.

I'd love to know what your pattern looks like, is it online? Can you link to it or a picture of it? That would be great.
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