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Topic: Fitted Knits--okay to do sleeves on circulars?  (Read 395 times)
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« on: March 06, 2008 05:17:10 AM »

I just noticed that several of the patterns in "Fitted Knits" by Stephanie Japel have you working the sleeves on double pointed needles. I really don't like working with double points, and wondered if it was okay to work the sleeves on 16" circular needles instead? Has any one tried it this way with success?  Thanks for your advice!
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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2008 06:38:55 AM »

Of course you can do it on a 16" or on 2 circs when you get down to the wrist where it's much less than 16". It's still knit in the round.
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2008 08:05:23 AM »

absolutely!  check out knittinghelp (linked)  under 'small diameter circular knitting' for various ways to do it. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2008 10:28:02 AM »

And I do both at once.  That way they're PERFECT.  It's like knitting two socks at the same time on two circular needles.  Piece of cake (once I learned how to keep from tangling the two separate skeins).
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« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2008 11:37:28 AM »

Thanks to all of you for the great advice!
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