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Old 09-23-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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A while back I downloaded a pattern using this yarn and US size 10 needles, but I recently read that the yarn uses US size 15 needles. The pattern is for a pair of slippers - would this be why the needle size is different?

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Old 09-23-2013, 02:08 PM   #2
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It could be. Generally you want slippers knit tighter so they are warmer and sturdier. Their is less stretching of the fabric, too.
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Old 09-24-2013, 06:58 PM   #3
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I agree with Jan. I used WoolEase Thick and Quick and size 8 needles. My hands hated it, my feet love the slippers. What pattern are you using?
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Thank you ladies. Here is the pattern I had in mind: http://www.aokcorral.com/projects/how2oct2005.htm. It does look very cosy, but I decided to leave it for now and am working on another project to use up some of my yarn stash.

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