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koolbreeze 04-08-2005 07:45 PM

making Oregon tote bigger
 
the directions said to cast on 40 sts and knit for 20 rows. i cast on 50 and i am knitting 40 rows. is this good?

KellyK 04-08-2005 08:22 PM

Well, you added 25% to the width, and 50% to the length. Yo may want to increase both by the same percentage instead. But, HEY....bags dont have to be an exact science!

koolbreeze 04-08-2005 08:40 PM

i suck at math... i thought they said that felting decreases the width more than lenth or is it the other way around? :thinking:

KellyK 04-08-2005 08:44 PM

I dont remember....but, Im thinking they would have taken that into account in the original pattern, so an all-around percentage increase would be safe, I think.

koolbreeze 04-08-2005 09:21 PM

ok


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