Circs to DPNs
Hi everyone. This is my first time posting here. I literally registered five minutes ago because I am working on my first knitting in the round project: a hat.
The first steps were to cast on 88 stitches and knit for 5". Done. Now it's stuck on my circs and I'm VERY hesitant to pass them on to the DPN. Mostly because I'm using aluminum dpns and I knit fairly losely and I have 88 stitches to divide among three needles. My question is this: Do I have to change to dpn just yet? It seems like I could start decreasing while still on the circs and it won't be too short to fit.
I just realized soemthing else! The work on my circs is facing me, rather than going downwards away from me... is this bad?