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Old 01-31-2007, 06:53 PM   #1
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circular vs. straight question
I use circulars mostly, but I really like straights and they feel more... authentic to me somehow, I guess...

What I'd like to know without ruining my sweater in progress is how many stitches can comfortably be mashed on straight needles? I'm using WW yarn now, I conceivably can see squishing 122 stitches on 14 inch needles, no?

Is there a rule? thanks a bunch!
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