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25cm circular needles

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Purlesque Tue 22-Oct-13 07:01:20

I wanted to knit a hat in the round but have noticed that all the patterns use DPNs to decrease at the crown.
After trying to use DPNs I know I'm not going to get on with them. Soooo can I just buy a short circular needle and decrease on that? Or is that not going to work.

goodjambadjar Tue 22-Oct-13 08:33:40

Google magic loop if you've not used circulars before. it'll show you how to knit in the round for small items.

Purlesque Tue 22-Oct-13 09:02:49

I've used circulars for cowls.
What length can I use with magic loop?

you want a long one for magic loop
100cm would be good and handy for lots of other projects too

meadow yarn will post for about a pound if you are only buying a circ and they stock some good ones. Or Art of Yarn on EBay has circs too but deliver is sluggish IME.

Purlesque Tue 22-Oct-13 09:37:53

Thanks I've been looking on eBay, I'll get some on payday.

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