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light weight sweater

Posted by annnorthtexas (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 15, 09 at 13:14

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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RE: light weight sweater

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.


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RE: light weight sweater

Try using cotton yarns.


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RE: light weight sweater

Thanks for the tips!


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