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Old 01-23-2011, 01:55 AM   #1
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Sweater edge help
I am making a sweater for myself and couldn't find a pattern I like so I am mixing a bunch of sweaters together to make my sweater. So I did a seed stitch bottom edge and then knit my back panel and now I wish I would have done a ribbed bottom edge instead but I have knit the complete panel and changed my mind now. There is no way I am going to frog the whole back as it is over 30" long and it is a plus size so that was alot of knitting. So my question is can I unravel the bottom somehow and knit it rib stitch instead or would it look all wrong and horrible? Help please.
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Old 01-23-2011, 02:15 AM   #2
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You can redo the bottom, but you can't unravel it.

Put a long piece of contrasting yarn on a tapestry needle and thread it through a row of stitches above the seed stitch. With some cutting and picking, you'll be able to end up with live stitches on the yarn, from which you can knit the ribbing down.

The biggest challenge is keeping the yarn going through the same row, so you may have to readjust as you go, but it is doable.
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