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Old 03-30-2009, 11:53 AM   #1
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adjusting size
I just knit a winter hat with Lion Brand bulky yarn #5. I used size 9 needles and the pattern said it fit all adult heads. (I have a large head) The hat turned out about an inch and a half too large around and the wind seems to blow through it leaving me cold. I want to make a couple more with matching scarves. Should I use smaller needles, increase tension or put fewer stitches on the needle????
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Old 03-30-2009, 12:54 PM   #2
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Sure, you can use smaller needles. It'll make the fabric tighter and it'll be a little smaller.

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