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Old 01-18-2013, 05:08 PM   #16
Lizars1735
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Originally Posted by GrumpyGramma View Post
Another recommendation I've come across: Knit the sleeves first as gauge is less critical to fit there and if you work from the cuff you can measure the actual knitting as you go up. FWIW....or not. I've also seen: Knit the hat first.
Ah the old "knit the hat first".
I've actually started the swatch using the bring the yarn along the back loosely method (I'm working from home today :D)
I can't do the sleeves first because it's a top down raglan, but that's a really good suggestion.
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