Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-02-2007, 09:55 PM   #1
taylorsmommie
Ribbing the Cuff
 
taylorsmommie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 58
Thanks: 6
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
How to convert a pattern to circular
I'm trying to figure out how to change a sweater pattern to circular, I just finished a vest for my son and didn't enjoy seaming it up at all! I just want to do a simple stockinette stitch pullover for my granddaughter. Would I just knit as usual until I get to the underarms, then put half the stitches on a holder and follow the pattern as it's written for front and back? Also, does anyone know of a site that has patterns knit on circular needles? I've been looking all day, but haven't really found anything that catches my eye!

Thanks for any help you can give me!
taylorsmommie is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 02-02-2007, 09:59 PM   #2
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,244 Times in 1,838 Posts
To convert a stockinette stitch sweater to the round, you've got the right idea. You can take 4 stitches off the total cast on to account for the stitches used in seaming, and you're good to go.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2007, 10:34 PM   #3
taylorsmommie
Ribbing the Cuff
 
taylorsmommie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 58
Thanks: 6
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Thanks for the quick reply!
I can't wait to get started!
taylorsmommie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
Convert to circular knitit How-to Questions 2 01-08-2010 11:48 AM
Convert from flat to circular? knitqueen How-to Questions 11 04-09-2008 10:27 AM
Convert Flat pattern to Circular? saferhomemom How-to Questions 3 12-11-2007 07:58 PM
convert a pattern using circular needles-to straight needles dominique20064 How-to Questions 0 04-20-2007 07:07 PM
Can You convert a pattern from straight needles to circular christine General Knitting 5 02-07-2005 12:21 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:10 PM.