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Old 02-18-2013, 08:50 PM   #11
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Is there a way you can cut the needles down so they're about 4-4" long? But even so, just use the magic or single loop with a longer cord.
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:13 PM   #12
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no, I am afraid to cut the needles, cause then if I screw them up I have to wait forever for a replacement, and will have to buy an entire set again. I will check out the magic loop thing, I do the magic loop in crochet, so I might already know what that is, but I will check it out to see.
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:16 PM   #13
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Magic ring or loop or circle in crochet isn't anything like magic loop in knitting. In knitting it a way to use a long cabled circular needle to do smaller diameter knitting in the round.
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:20 PM   #14
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ok watched the video, nope that won't help in this situation, since it is an intarsia pattern (ear flap hat with peace signs) that I converted to a textured (intarsia is purled on the RS, knit on the WS), and 75 stitches long. It wasn't that hard to knit it flat, and my seams don't show unless I want them to, and I am half way through the hat now, anyway. But, thank you all for all your help and comments!
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:44 AM   #15
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Intarsia in the round is a bit tricky anyway. Sounds like a cute hat. Post a phote when you finish if you'd like. We'd love to see it.
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