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Topic: Poof yarn capelet- need help with circulars!  (Read 517 times)
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« on: September 04, 2005 03:52:49 PM »

Hello.  I'm trying to make this http://www.fuzzygalore.biz/patterns/capeletpf.shtml.  But am having problems with circulars.  The pattern calls for me to cast on 23 stitches on size 11, 24 length.  I think I'd be better off trying it with 16 length, as 23 (nor 30 stitches) for that matter, comes close to coming around the needle.  Suggestions??
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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2005 03:59:14 PM »

I agree with you, that must have been a mistake, and you can always switch to longer if you feel to crowded on your 16" needle.
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2005 06:44:22 AM »

Thanks for the feedback.  Off I go to buy (another) set of needles. 
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2005 10:59:40 AM »

The pattern calls for me to cast on 23 stitches on size 11, 24 length. 

i'm no expert, but my math says:
23 stitches CO a 24" needle = over 1 inch between each cast-on stitch.

i'd be gettin a shorter needle.  =]
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