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Switch from Knitting on Circular Needles to Knitting in the Magic Loop – Hat Decreases
Switch from Knitting on Circular Needles to Knitting in the Magic Loop – Hat Decreases

Switch from Knitting on Circular Needles to Knitting in the Magic Loop – Hat Decreases

When decreases make the top of a hat too small to work on your circular needles, you will need to switch to a different knitting method to finish your project. As you saw in the last lesson, you can move…

Switch from Knitting on Circular Needles to Knitting with Double Point Needles (DPNs) – Hat Decreases
Switch from Knitting on Circular Needles to Knitting with Double Point Needles (DPNs) – Hat Decreases

Switch from Knitting on Circular Needles to Knitting with Double Point Needles (DPNs) – Hat Decreases

When knitting a hat from the bottom, up, you will add decreases at the top. These decreases make your rows shorter, which allows you to round off and close the top of your hat. However, if you have been knitting…

Switch from Knitting in the Magic Loop to Knitting on Double Point Needles “DPNs”
Switch from Knitting in the Magic Loop to Knitting on Double Point Needles “DPNs”

Switch from Knitting in the Magic Loop to Knitting on Double Point Needles “DPNs”

If you begin a knitting project in the Magic Loop, you can switch to working on Double Point Needles (DPNs) part-way through. You’ll need to do a bit of math to determine how many stitches to move onto each DPN.…

Switch from Knitting on Double Point Needles “DPNs” to Knitting in the Magic Loop
Switch from Knitting on Double Point Needles “DPNs” to Knitting in the Magic Loop

Switch from Knitting on Double Point Needles “DPNs” to Knitting in the Magic Loop

You can switch between knitting methods while working on a project that you’ve been knitting in the round. If you started on double point needles (DPNs) and now want to switch into the Magic Loop, you can move to long…