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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Re: silk yarn
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: October 13, 2007 06:48PM

Go to where you can search for sweater patterns based on gauge. Although there are some free patterns, most of the listings will be for pattern books and leaflets available at Elann but at least it will give you a starting point.

This yarn will work up to 24 stitches/4 inches. I would look for patterns calling for DK (generally around 22 stitches/4 inches) or sportweight (24 stitches/4 inches). Although DK will be a little heavier, you might be able to adapt a pattern to fit you -- or try working the yarn itself at around 22 stitches/4 inches. If you like the fabric it creates, you know you could knit a pattern for DK weight yarn.

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