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casu
03-23-2008, 01:38 PM
In someone's expert opinion....would they steam block an angora merino blend if they wanted to try and make a sweater smaller? Or is this a definite NO NO!
I just finished a sweater and the sleeves are too long and wide. Instead of making the sweater the correct size and blocking it to make it bigger, I just made the sweater one size bigger. eeek!
Everything fits just right except for the sleeves....
What would you recommend?

THANKS!

suzeeq
03-23-2008, 07:38 PM
probably just reknitting the sleeves.

KnittinMitchie
03-25-2008, 01:17 PM
Reknit the sleeves. To my knowledge I don't think you can block an item to make it smaller.