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feministmama 09-25-2006 06:00 PM

Hourglass sweater
 
From Last Minute Knitted gifts.

So I'm using my mmmmmmalabrigo to make this sweater and I realized I didn't do a regular row in between my decrease rows so I'm going to have to frog. But then I also had another thought. I'm using different colors to make it look kinda rainbow. But if I knit up the body using the all the red, then orange then yellow, etc. By the time I get to the sleeves they will only be blue and purple, kwim? Will that look stoopid? So should I only use a little of the red and save the rest for the begingin of the sleeve and then orange and so on? I don't know if I'll have enough yarn. I only have one skein of every rainbow color. Maybe I hould just start over and use only one color. hmmmmmm............ :??

Ingrid 09-25-2006 07:40 PM

It might look odd if the sleeves were totally different color. I found, too, that with colored yarn, like the Karaoke I used, that the stripes were naturally different thicknesses around the body and sleeves. It ended up looking cool, but I didn't anticipate it.

Maybe you could start the body with the ROY, then start the sleeves with ROY and then switch back and forth for the G. BIV part. KWIM?

feministmama 09-25-2006 10:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ingrid
It might look odd if the sleeves were totally different color. I found, too, that with colored yarn, like the Karaoke I used, that the stripes were naturally different thicknesses around the body and sleeves. It ended up looking cool, but I didn't anticipate it.

Maybe you could start the body with the ROY, then start the sleeves with ROY and then switch back and forth for the G. BIV part. KWIM?

I didn't think of that. Ingy yer a genious! :muah:


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