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Old 10-17-2013, 04:28 PM   #1
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Wool Substitution?
I have a lovely cable pattern that i thought was for aran but its actually for dk. Am i able to use aran instead of dk?

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Old 10-17-2013, 04:39 PM   #2
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You can, as its really only one thickness up.

You'll need to do a gauge swatch. Depending on what you are making, you may need to use one size larger needle to maintain the desired drape (mostly for clothing). This will create a larger object so you may need to make a smaller size (for clothing) or cast on fewer repeats (blanket) to get the desired size.

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Old 10-17-2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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Ah i see. thanks for your advice. probably best if i find an aran pattern, I really don't have the skills to alter patterns like that yet
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