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Old 05-14-2009, 07:22 PM   #1
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Help me with yarn choice please...
I have all the colors of the new Knit Picks City Tweed DK yarn colors..take a look....
http://www.knitpicks.com/yarns/City_..._D5420184.html
They came in a kit for a shawl but I have abandoned that project.
Now I'd like to knit this sweater with the yarn..take a look...
http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/scrunch/scrunch.html
Do you think I can use the DK Weight yarn for this? IF the yarn they used is thicker can I just go up in needle size until I get the right gauge?
Thanks for any help you can give me here.
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:29 PM   #2
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I think you could use it for that pattern. Try it on size 7s and you might get gauge. It may be a little loose, though I knit DK weight on size 9s and don't find it to be too open (not a tight knitter either, I have average tension). If it's too loose for your tastes, then try a size 6, and/or if your gauge is too small possibly make a larger size.
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Originally Posted by suzeeq View Post
I think you could use it for that pattern. Try it on size 7s and you might get gauge. It may be a little loose, though I knit DK weight on size 9s and don't find it to be too open (not a tight knitter either, I have average tension). If it's too loose for your tastes, then try a size 6, and/or if your gauge is too small possibly make a larger size.
Thank you for your advice. I appreciate it.
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