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Old 01-20-2010, 07:31 PM   #1
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Is there a rule of thumb for this ?
I am working a baby blanket with Bernat Softee Baby ... the label says to knit on a size 6. I am going to double the yarn to make a slightly thicker fabric. I knit a swatch on size 10 and size 9 and feel like the size 10 needle makes the fabric a little too loose for a baby so I am started on the 9's...now I am having second thoughts.

Is there a rule of thumb on how to guage what size needles to use when doubling yarn ?
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No, there's no set rule. What you did is what is suggested--try different needles until you get the fabric you want.
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