Maybe you can search Ravelry to see if anyone else has problems with this particular pattern. Which is it? Maybe one of us has it.
Do the number of stitches per inch add up to the measurements of the pattern? What I mean is does the 4 st. per inch equal the measurements of the finished product?
Maybe the Encore is fluffier than the one called for in the pattern. I've used a lot of Encore in my days and like it, but I've found that it is thicker than some of my other yarns that call themselves worsted.
Just a thought.
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