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How to make a tight knit scarf?
Posted by: steph2squared (IP Logged)
Date: July 12, 2008 01:13AM

I have just began knitting, and my first project turned out terrible. One of my problems was adding accidental stitches (which I have learned how to fix) and the other was that it was very loose knit, when I was going for a tight knit scarf. The label on my yarn (which I didn't read when I bought my needles) recommended a size 10, and I used a size 15, so my scarf turned out not at all what I wanted it to be.

My question is: I like the yarn I own, so should I switch to smaller needles? If so, how small is too small to get a nice, professional tight knit look? Should I switch to smaller yarn as well?

Thanks!



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  How to make a tight knit scarf? steph2squared 07/12/2008 01:13AM
  Re: How to make a tight knit scarf? Anne B 07/12/2008 04:24AM
  Re: How to make a tight knit scarf? KT 07/13/2008 07:51PM


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