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bethany
01-03-2008, 10:18 AM
hello! I knit a hat in wool-ease thick & quick on size 11s, 2x2 rib. Problem is, it's too stretchy and looks like I should make eye holes in it and pull it way down like Mushmouth in Fat Albert (remember him?)

It's 20% wool so I'm hoping it will stretch some. To cast on I knit on in k2p2...if I had done a long tail cast on, might it have been a little tighter?

Any suggestions for fixing this? Maybe I'll have to experiment with steeking...hmm...could be fun... :teehee:

suzeeq
01-03-2008, 11:08 AM
The caston doesn't matter, you probably just used too many stitches. For a hat that doesn't fit, I just start over, it doesn't take me long to make one. But you could cut and seam, or rather seam it first, then cut.

Knitting_Guy
01-03-2008, 12:46 PM
Well, do you have any fat headed friends who would appreciate a gift? :teehee:

bethany
01-03-2008, 03:08 PM
hehe--I think I can blow up a balloon! Man! Buy a watermelon? I'm trying to shrink it right now...for once, I probably won't be able to since I'm trying! ;)