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Old 07-08-2006, 04:41 PM   #2
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I looked it up and it seems the needle size recommended is 8. Knitting with a needle that is too small can produce a very tight, stiff fabric.

It may also be the yarn. I haven't knit with that, but as I recall it wasn't very soft. If it is soft then you probably just need a larger needle. I'd go with at least an 8, maybe a 9.
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