Can you knit socks on 12 inch circular needles?

What size circular needles do I need to knit socks? The most common size needles for a 4 ply traditional sock are 2.25mm and 2.5mm. Depending on a person’s tension and desired fabric either can be used for a wonderful effect. I am a bit of a tight knitter and tend to choose 2.5mm needles …

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What is the difference between Mosaic and overlay crochet?

What is overlay crochet? Overlay crochet works by utilising the front or back of stitches, but there are many other techniques that can be used to give your project that three-dimensional appearance. This can include wrapping your yarn around stitches using a front post method or simply using front loops to create a raised effect. …

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Does rib knit stretch?

How much does rib knit stretch? Rib knits have a stretch factor of 100%, but are kind of in a category all their own. While rib knits are often used for tops, they are also ideal (depending on the type of knitting pattern and fiber used) for use in waistbands, cuffs, and bindings. Does rib …

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