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Old 08-18-2006, 06:35 PM   #1
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How do I know which needles to use for my gauge?
My pattern calls for 2 different size circs, another size for ribbing and a set of dpn. I'm knitting a pair of infant pants. How do I know which size needles I should be using to check the gauge. The legs are knit with 12 inch size 8 circs. Should I check my gauge using that needle size?
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Old 08-18-2006, 06:40 PM   #2
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Re: How do I know which needles to use for my gauge?
Originally Posted by LuvJAH
The legs are knit with 12 inch size 8 circs. Should I check my gauge using that needle size?
Yes.
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Old 08-18-2006, 06:43 PM   #3
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Old 08-18-2006, 07:12 PM   #4
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When patterns give a gauge, they usually specify which needles you should be getting that gauge on. Sometimes they're poorly written, though....

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