View Single Post
Old 02-17-2013, 08:25 AM   #6
Mod Squad
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 11,084
Thanks: 814
Thanked 4,087 Times in 3,733 Posts
You're using a #3 weight yarn, a light worsted weight, doubled (the equivalent of about 16sts/4") and the pattern calls for a #4 weight or aran (about 18sts/4"). Do you like the knit fabric that you're getting or is it too stiff or tight? I don't think I'd make it any tighter on smaller needles.That may be what's taking some of the puffiness out of the pattern. Have you tried a swatch on larger needles?
Knitting Help Videos Here!-
salmonmac is online now   Reply With Quote