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Old 05-03-2007, 01:23 PM   #1
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I am knitting my first shirt. I am right at 35" for bust, and I think i'm longer than the length of the pattern. However, should I work it for the 35" bust or 38 1/2" bust?
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Old 05-03-2007, 01:30 PM   #2
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You want to increase the length of the shirt? You shouldn't have to change the bust measurement to increase the length?
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Old 05-03-2007, 01:33 PM   #3
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no, no, no...maybe I phrased my question badly. I haven't started it yet. I don't know if I should follow the directions for the 35" bust or 38" bust.
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Old 05-03-2007, 02:06 PM   #4
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Does it say whether that measurement is the finished measurement for the garment, or whether that measurement is supposed to be your measurement? I would say if you are right at 35", then knit the 35" one if you want the garment to fit as designed.
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Old 05-03-2007, 02:13 PM   #5
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It says "knitted measurements"
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Old 05-03-2007, 02:21 PM   #6
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Then I would make sure you have gauge, and go for the 35". That is if you like the way the garment looks as knitted (in pictures).
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Old 05-03-2007, 02:24 PM   #7
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Okay, thanks!
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3. Stag Bag (on the back...don't want to do the st st)
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