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Old 08-08-2009, 08:10 PM   #1
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Best way to add short rows to lengthen the back of a top?

I've heard of adding short rows to the back of a sweater to lengthen it. What's the best way to do this? Is there a rule of thumb for how many rows to do and the way to shape them?
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Old 08-08-2009, 10:21 PM   #2
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It's usually done at the neck or upper part between the shoulders. I think you only need a few rows, maybe 4-8.
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Old 08-09-2009, 02:55 AM   #3
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I don't think it is to lengthen the back exactly but to bring the back neck up so that it fits better. And it may help keep it from riding up in front like sweaters do sometimes.
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