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Old 05-10-2010, 09:27 AM   #1
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quick knit wool
I have several patterns for quick knit wool but wondered if I could use double knitting instead as I have loads of it I want to use up.

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Old 05-10-2010, 09:43 AM   #2
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It's a little thinner than DK weight, more of a sport weight, but you can see if it works up to the same gauge. There's some info about it on this page.
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Old 05-16-2010, 12:42 AM   #3
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I think quick knit wool is the equivalent of a 4ply (UK). So if you use a DK your item will knit up a little larger than stated in the pattern. Though you might get away with using a slightly smaller needle, but I think this changes the density of the finished fabric, so it won't be quite as pliable perhaps.

I'm not an expert, so a second opinion on what I've said would be advised.
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It's more of a sport according to the page I linked to above. Sport and DK are pretty close, so it should come out about right.
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