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Old 10-07-2007, 09:24 PM   #1
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Tomato question...
greetings. I'm relatively new to knitting (and to this site!) and have just started knitting with circular needles. I have a set of the harmony options (which are very cool, BTW).

I decided I wanted to try to knit Tomato from No Sheep for You. It calls for #7 circular needles, 29 inches long, so I thought I could use the 24 inch cable that came with my set and be ok. I cast on the required number of stitches and it seems like the 24 inch cable is too long...I can't stretch out my stitches enough to actually knit...so I can't imagine if I actually had 29 inches. any guidance for a newbie knitter?

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Old 10-07-2007, 10:35 PM   #2
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I just looked at the pattern, and you're supposed to start working back and forth. There's no way 40 stitches is going to fit around the needle, so you're not crazy.

By the time you finish all the increases, you'll have enough stitches to fit.
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ah! I see! Thanks so much!

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