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Old 01-04-2013, 11:41 AM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to KH.

This isn't a technically correct answer, but I would start by looking at the gauge given in the pattern and see what I have or is available for purchase that would give me the same number of stitches over the inches or centimeter specified. Worsted weight yarn is pretty thick and worked as a single strand gives 4-5 stitches per inch. Here's a Yarn Comparison Chart that might be helpful.
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