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Old 10-17-2008, 07:15 AM   #1
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Simple question, I can't do the math!
I've overthought this and my brain is now scared and confused!

My pattern calls for Yarn that is 20st to 10cm, and size 7 (4.5mm) needles.
The Yarn I have is 19st to 10cm. What do I do with the needles? Go up a size or down? Or just knit loser or tighter?

Does that make sense?

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Old 10-17-2008, 08:10 AM   #2
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You would want to knit tighter (in order to fit more stitches into the space) or drop a needle size (to get smaller stitches so you can squeeze in another stitch).

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Old 10-17-2008, 04:34 PM   #3
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What are you making? It's very possible that your guage is close enough to work just fine.

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