• Hat,  Knitting in the round

    A Trio Of Hats

    2013 was the year that I finally gave knitting in the round a try, my verdict? Hmmm the jury is still out. I bought some really beautiful Knit Pro Symfonie circular knitting needles, and whilst at the beginning it was all great, trying to then do the decreases and carry on knitting with fewer stitches was really difficult. I tried the magic loop method, but I still found it very difficult. When I researched the problem, it was suggested to use double pointed needles when you start the decreases, but as you can knit in the round with double pointed needles anyway, why would you not just do that? What’s…