Date: 01-22-2006, 11:15 AM (1 of 4)
|I would like to use up some yarn for doll clothes. My patterns call for worsted weight but have some thinner yarns. Is there anyway I can adjust patterns so I can use the thinner yarn?||
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Date: 01-22-2006, 11:36 PM (2 of 4)
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Date: 01-23-2006, 12:26 AM (3 of 4)
You can double up the yarn to make it the same weight as the worsted. I've done this before and it works just fine. Just make sure to check your gauge, as you may need to adjust the needle size a bit.
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From: chris b
Date: 01-26-2006, 01:11 PM (4 of 4)
If it is thinner yarn you'd want a larger needle. You can knit/crochet up a swatch to match the gauge of the pattern. Try 2 sizes up first and then test it against the gauge.
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