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Old 07-27-2008, 10:49 PM   #1
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Im doing Hey Teach, from Knitty. The ladies at the shop said I probably need to make a smaller size since I am so knitting so big.

I guess I need to read an article about gauge, any suggestions.


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Old 07-27-2008, 11:41 PM   #2
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I don't know about an article, but I would follow the gauge for that pattern. If your gauge is too big, go down a needle size and vice versa.
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Old 07-27-2008, 11:47 PM   #3
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You can also check out the articles on knittingdaily that deal with ease, body vs garment measurement, and sweater fitting.

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