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Can you use circular needles for socks?

Can you use circular needles for socks?

Have you tried knitting socks on two circular needles? Yes, it’s possible! And it may be easier for you if you have trouble working with double-pointed needles (dpns). It’s also an excellent skill to have in your back pocket when you really want to make that sock pattern, but the dpns are busy with another project.

Can you knit socks on 80cm circular needles?

I use an 80cm circular needle and this makes manageable loops on either side of the knitting. (For those who want to make two-at-a-time socks, you’ll need a bigger cable, say 100cm, but I’m not going talk about those during this sockalong.)

What can I knit with 16 inch circular needles?

16-Inch Circular Knitting Needle Cords

  • Hats for kids or grown-ups.
  • Booties and sweaters for babies.
  • Sleeves and Collars of adult sweaters.
  • Brims of hats.

Do you measure circular needles tip to tip?

Circular needles can be used to knit flat pieces, all you do is knit the row and when you get to the end, turn the piece around and start again! So, circular needles are measured from tip-to-tip.

What can I knit with 29 inch circular needles?

29″ The 29″ needle can be used for things like baby blankets or cardigans that are large but not as big (or heavy) as a shawl or adult-sized blanket. If you’re knitting a sweater in the round, this is a solid choice for working the body.

Can I knit socks in the round?

If you’re comfortable with knitting in the round and are ready for a new challenge, knit your own socks! Cast stitches onto a flexible circular needle and work the body, heel flap, and gusset. When you’re ready to decrease stitches and make the toe, work the stitches onto 2 double pointed needles.

How many stitches fit on a 16 inch circular needle?

So, if the recommended gauge for your project is 4 stitches per inch, and you need to knit 80 stitches in the round, you’ll be better off using the 16″ circular needle. The 24″ won’t work well, because for that length, you need at least 96 stitches.