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susi
06-17-2006, 04:36 PM
hi

i knitted a size 5 - 6 year old round neck jumper for my 3 year old. the trouble is the neck, he can't get his head init :??

i know this jumper is headed for the bin, any ideas how i can increase the neck size for his head please? he's not got a huge head, just not a 3 year olds (if you see what i mean)

susi

Ingrid
06-17-2006, 04:42 PM
Don't throw it away yet! If you bound off the neck, you can take out the bind off, take out a few rows and bind it off loosely again.

If it's a top down, I imagine you can still take out the cast on, though it's harder, take out a few rows and bind off those stitches.

In the future, you can probably still follow the pattern but use larger needles on the neck parts and bind off very loosely--with an even larger needle. I've found that it's usually the bind off that makes it hard to put over a 'brainy' head.

Shandeh
06-17-2006, 04:42 PM
The only solution I know of is to rip out the stitches at the neck and do them again with a much larger needle.