Condo Knitting??

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4 Responses

  1. Gloria says:

    I have never heard of this. I will have to write my aunt about this. I understand about changing needle size and I have heard of using a different size for the needle you are knitting on to when you go from one size (like for a ribbing) but definitely not the term

  2. AliciaS says:

    I always do it for changing to or from ribbing, but from what I understand this is meant as two at the same time. So you’d be holding say a size 6 in one hand and size 7 in the other. I’ve heard something similar for people who knit extremely tightly but not ongoing for the entire piece.

  3. Jennifer says:

    Yes, in the late 70s and early 80s several patterns were produced for this type of knitting. I did it then, and I had a sweater that was knitted this way, either by myself or my mom. Made an interesting textured effect.

    • AliciaS says:

      Oh, interesting!! Was it generally one size different, like a 6 and a 7? Or several sizes different like a 6 and a 10? I guess I need to keep looking (not that I ever intended to stop lol) and maybe one day I’ll find a pattern that uses this technique!

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