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Old 02-03-2007, 09:26 AM   #1
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guage is off by 2...which way do I size?
Its too big by two stitches... do I go down 1 size? Its calling for 10.5 needles.. would a 10 probably ok??
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Old 02-03-2007, 09:28 AM   #2
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Nope, you need to use larger needles if you have too many stitches.

Also, make sure your swatch is big enough (3-4 inches) to make sure you get an accurate measure.
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Old 02-03-2007, 09:39 AM   #3
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I found this a while back when looking for something on gauge and thought it was helpful.
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