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Old 06-01-2009, 07:13 AM   #1
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Can I change the pattern?
I have on old pattern for a sleeveless summer top. It uses a simple lacy pattern over the whole item which is made up of 4 rows and uses only 200g of DK.

What i want to know is can i knit this same pattern just in Stocking Stitch as i fancy a plain version. Would this mean i would use more wool?
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Old 06-01-2009, 09:05 AM   #2
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You can certainly change it and it may use more yarn. Lace is more open than stockinette, so it sometimes uses less stitches to get the same size.
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:49 AM   #3
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Thanks for that, guess there's only one way to find out!
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