Take time to swatch for gauge. Knitting patterns have a set gauge for the stitch count and row count. Correct gauge gives the knitter results like those in the photos. Going up or down needle sizes from what's stated in the pattern is a way to affect knitting tension. Remember to work the swatch in the round since...
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