Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 12-13-2013, 02:33 PM   #1
hopetobeacraftymom2013
Casting On
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
How to adjust gauge for different yarn
Hello - I'm very new to knitting and I tend to find a pattern I like and a yarn I like but the yarn is never suitable for the pattern.
I understand the principle behind the pattern gauge but I don't understand how I can adjust so that I can use the yarn I want.

I have a pattern for a knit slouchy beanie that I want to make. (The pattern is in a book so I can't post the link).

The pattern calls for Medium Weight Yarn (4) but I want to use a heavier weight (5).

Gauge: With larger size needles (which would be a 7), in Stockinette Stitch, 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" (10 cm).

How can I adjust to use the heavier weight yarn?

Many thanks!!
Carrie
hopetobeacraftymom2013 is offline   Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to adjust gauge? KnittingNewbie12 How-to Questions 2 07-31-2012 05:33 AM
Do I need to adjust the gauge? vantreysta How-to Questions 10 03-30-2012 01:44 PM
How to Adjust Gauge Fenton How-to Questions 3 03-27-2011 01:35 PM
How do I adjust for gauge in rows not stitches? ac151 How-to Questions 3 03-26-2008 07:58 PM
How to adjust row gauge maman How-to Questions 4 10-03-2006 09:36 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:11 AM.