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Old 11-08-2006, 05:39 PM   #3
rebecca
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When I knit socks on dpns I always, always use 5 dpns. When you have the sock on the dpns you have less tension at the needle change if you have another dpn, lessening the chance of laddering. I've knit socks using 6 dpns because of this
Now...I'm a tried and true 2 circ socknitter.
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