I might try going up 2 needle sizes just to see. My precious little one has a big head (takes after her momma) so I'm always careful to bind off loosely and it *seems* it was stretching very well, but...I put a lifeline so I can try different things and see which is best.
I have to make it bigger to fit over her head...but then when it sits at her neck, it seems to always gape, although it doesn't show so bad on her Strawberry sweater.
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