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Re: 4 needles
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: September 21, 2007 08:03PM

I must disagree with JJK. You can very easily do multi-colored patterns in the round. This is the way most professionally hand-knit Scandinavian sweaters are done. It makes the work go very quickly. In fact I'm working on an in-the-round pattern using four colors right now.

I usually advise working inside out and carrying the strands on the outside of the work. That way there is less of a tendency to pucker.

The problem arises with intarsia (spot patterns using bobbins). There is actually a way to do intarsia in the round, but it seems to be more complicated than anything I would deal with. I hate intarsia anyway.

Subject Written By Posted
  4 needles Mimiknits 09/20/2007 02:53PM
  Re: 4 needles KT 09/20/2007 06:00PM
  Re: 4 needles Alex 09/21/2007 09:17AM
  Re: 4 needles JJKnitter 09/21/2007 04:38PM
  Re: 4 needles Alex 09/21/2007 08:03PM

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