Thanks both of you!
My row gauge is spot on, just about 5-1/2 rows/inch, but my stitch gauge was too big, so I made a smaller size because I liked the fabric I was getting with the size 10.
I was always taught not to do decreases on top of each other, which is why I was hesitating to do them "coming and going" (fantastic way to describe that, I couldn't figure out how to say it :P) I went ahead and did them how I'm accustomed with the exact length being done right when I finished the decrease rows and realized the last sweater fronts I did were exactly like that too, as soon as I finished neck/shoulder shaping, I was done. I realized after doing the 3-needle bind off and picking up for the hood that it's all going to be covered up by the hood anyway, so I'm in good shape.
Thanks very much!
Sean (click for my blog)
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