View Single Post
Old 01-30-2013, 01:56 PM   #8
suzeeq
Knit On!
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montana
Posts: 27,765
Thanks: 160
Thanked 6,451 Times in 6,035 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to suzeeq
Yeah, if you knit heavier yarn with smaller needles, it uses more yarn than with larger needles. The older skeins also had about twice as much yardage as the new ones. They were bulky and looked best knit on size 11/8mm, while the new one would look good on size 13-5/9-10mm.
__________________
sue- knitting heretic

suzeeq is offline   Reply With Quote