Here are my questions/issues:
- On a UK pattern, what does the term "double knitting" mean? Is it just a yarn weight or something else?
- The yarn my friend wants to use is baby weight and will NOT knit up to the proper gauge (22 sts/28rows for 4in) on the needles given by the pattern (4mm/US6). The only way to almost approach the gauge with the yarn I'm using is to use US9s which makes a very airy fabric.
- Should I just go out and get new yarn? I know my friend really likes the yarn but I don't think I can use it for the pattern and am afraid that if I use the US9s, I'll make the sweater waaay too big and airy.