light weight sweater

annnorthtexasNovember 15, 2009

I like knitting/crocheting sweaters but they are inevitably too heavy. It just doesn't get very cold where I live. Does anyone have advice on needles and yarn or a pattern for a light weight sweater?

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sandra_ferguson

I knit lots of sweaters from a book called THE SWEATER WORKSHOP....with it you decide the heft of the wool you want to use, and the size needles...knit a swatch, and then, using the simple formula page, come up with your own # to cast on, etc...this way you can make very bulky sweaters and very thin yarn ones....your choice.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2009 at 1:41PM
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sheilajoyce_gw

Try using cotton yarns.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2009 at 3:27PM
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annnorthtexas

Thanks for the tips!

    Bookmark   November 17, 2009 at 10:49PM
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