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« on: November 23, 2005 06:31:55 PM »

i wanted to see the effects of knit picks' sock landscape, so i made a hat for my bf. here it is (big on me of course)... striped in a swirly kind of way, and started getting a bit irregular up top with the decreases, but you can't really see it  Grin

btw, can a person block something so that the laddering effect that is caused by using dpns goes away?

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« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2005 06:00:53 AM »

It looks great, and I do think after a couple of washings, by hand preferably, the "laddering" will go away.
good luck!
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2005 06:36:49 AM »

Another way of avoiding laddering is to occassionally, while you are knitting, knit a stitch or two from the next needle so that the dpn junction isn't the same place throughout the whole hat.
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« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2005 12:41:59 PM »

great, i will def try handwashing it to see if it goes away... and will use the other tip for the next hat Smiley
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