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Old 10-10-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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Double point to circular
I'm an advanced beginner having knit vests with circulars and socks with double points. Am now beginning a pair of handwarmers with directions for double points. Is it an easy conversion to circulars???? Just use the circulars to knit in the round???
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:35 PM   #2
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Do you mean switching from dpns to circular at some point? Once you have enough stitches to fit around on your circulars, you just knit from the dpns to the circular. I wonder, though, if you'll have enough stitches in a hand warmer to fit on a circular needle.
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You'll probably have to use Magic Loop or single loop to use a regular circular on a smaller tube like that, but other than that, it's just using a different tool to knit in the round.
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Old 10-10-2012, 09:37 PM   #4
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There are probably patterns written for that method, too.
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When I am doing Socks or Hand Warmers I use 2 circular needles as it makes it easier for me than the Magic Loop. I just couldnt get the hang of it and that is why I use the double Circular needles.
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