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NBknitter 01-10-2005 02:29 AM

One side of Cardigan is longer than the other
 
Hello. I am almost done with a simple cardigan for my DD. The pattern is haiku from knitty.com. It is a sideways knit cardigan so the edges of the 2 cardigan openings are the cast-on and bound-off edges. Well, my cast-on edge is much looser than the bound off edge and so that side of the cardigan is longer than the right and looks sloppy. :cry:
How can I fix this? Thanks for any advice. BTW, I used the crochet cast-on method.

amy 01-10-2005 03:46 AM

Welcome NBknitter!

Hmmmm....

Maybe you could pick up stitches along the CO edge, and BO those stitches as you go? That way you'll have a BO edge on that side as well.

I'm not sure what it will look like, but I imagine it will look fine. You could try it anyway....

Amy

NBknitter 01-10-2005 04:08 AM

Thanks for the welcome Amy, here's my intro
 
My name is Jin and I am a SAHM knitting in Newport Beach, CA. I consider myself a long-term beginner knitter, having picked up the hobby a few months ago after a years long hiatus. Im totally hooked now and yearn to knit, or buy yarn, or scavenge patterns almost every available chance I get. ':D'

amy 01-12-2005 12:07 PM

Welcome NBknitter!

:) :) :)


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