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Old 09-07-2009, 09:42 PM   #1
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gauge and needle size
Hello all, I have a question about gauge and needle size. I have a pattern that calls for size 6 needles and 17sts/4 inches. Just finished my swatch and it measured 20 sts/4 inches. I was thinking of going up to either a size 7 or 8 needle but wanted a second opinion as I am not the most seasoned knitter. Thank you!
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Old 09-07-2009, 10:40 PM   #2
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Try them both. You don't have to do separate swatches, just knit a couple rows of garter to separate them.
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