Thread: Short Rows
View Single Post
Old 03-03-2009, 06:18 AM   #2
globaltraveler
Turning the Heel
 
globaltraveler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Currently in Co. Kerry, Ireland
Posts: 913
Thanks: 164
Thanked 228 Times in 194 Posts
I'm no expert, of course, but here's my thoughts on it:

- I think if you're doing short rows, there usually has to be something to fit in them (a shoulder, the bust line, a tummy, a hip, etc.), so it wouldn't sag unless you've put them where there's nothing to fill them.

- You'd need to keep track of what you did on one side to make sure you can replicate it exactly on the other side.

- I'd think it would depend on the stitch as to whether it would show.

- Swatching it would be a good idea.
__________________
Zina

OTN: Eyelet Chemise in Handmaiden Sea Silk (colorway: Midnight). Still. And a purple Donegal Tweed set of fingerless mitts, to try out my new Hiya Hiya interchangeable needles.

Latest FO: A shrug for an Anthropologie swap in beautiful Casbah sock yarn, in Cedar, a dark green semi-solid, my own pattern. Also a quick Noro Silk Garden neckwarmer for my friend Aideen, in a vine lace pattern.


My knitting blog, Another Long Yarn
globaltraveler is offline   Reply With Quote