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Old 11-05-2009, 09:24 PM   #1
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Resizing pattern
Hi all, I'm sort of a beginner knitter. I'm ok at crochet and self-taught at knitting. I recently broke my leg and am in a cast so I want to spend my time productively and looking to work on cables, though I prefer to work on something that I can use rather then just practicing row after row.

I found this pattern, and I fell in love.

Problem is, the pattern is for larger size wrist, and I'm actually on the smaller size.

I was hoping someone would give me tips about editing this pattern for about 6" or 36 cast on in the round, that would be totally great!
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Old 11-05-2009, 10:32 PM   #2
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One of the easiest ways to downsize a pattern is use thinner yarn and smaller needles. The pattern uses a DK weight, so if you used a fingering/sock weight that would help. I don't know if you want to go down much in needle size for that weight, maybe a 3mm needle. If your gauge comes out at 24 sts/4" (10 cm) that might work out right.
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