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Old 11-09-2008, 06:02 PM   #1
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I just love asking these types of questions, the only thing that allows me to ask this, is that I know someone else has asked this same question at one time or another. Or, maybe I am the first.
On a bottom up sweater, after it is finished, is it possible to go back and take out the ribbing to shorten the sweater?
It has about three inches of ribbing and I don't care if I lose it. In my mind I picture just a rolled bind off finish in place of it.
Thanks for any suggestions.
And yep, it sure seemed like the right length before I put the sleeves on.
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:01 PM   #2
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Info here:

Scarf way too long.

If you opt for the above info, you'd not have two working ndls...just one.

Is it possible to shorten a completed sweater?

How to shorten a finshed sweater
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Old 11-09-2008, 09:32 PM   #3
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