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11-29-2008, 07:29 PM
What cast on works best? I am making a hat, again. Only bigger this time, it's for a young boy, with a 22" head!
11-29-2008, 11:52 PM
I always use the long tail cast on.
11-30-2008, 02:18 AM
ok, here's another question, I will be using size 6 circs, yarn is acrylic and says 4 medium. 16 sts on 9's. I need to make a hat to fit a 22" head, with ribbing at the bottom. Can anyone GUESS how many stitches I should cast on???
It depends on your gauge. If your gauge is 5 stitches per inch (which is my average with worsted weight yarn), you would need to cast on 110 stitches. If you want it to be a fitted cap, one that stretches on, you need to decrease that by 20% which would make your cast on 88 stitches.
11-30-2008, 02:52 AM
I'll shoot for 110! thanks!
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