I'm making the "Nantucket Red"
sweater, but the sleeves started out WAY too tight, so I did increases, but now, following the directions on the pattern, the sleeve cap will be WAY too long. It's been a long time since I did a set-in sleeve and so am not sure how to go about re-working the instructions. Others on Ravelry mentioned the weird sleeves/caps, so i know it's not just me!
My gauge is 24 sts/4"; 32 rows/4".
I followed the instructions for the underarm "BO 5 sts @ beg of next 2 rows (I have 57 sts at this point but pattern says I should have 49). Dec. 1 stitch each side of every other RS row as follows: RS-K; WS-P; RS-k1, ssk, k to last 3 sts. k2tog, k1. WS-P all stitches. Repeat these 4 rows until you have 19 stitches left." (The pattern continues...Next RS row, BO 3 sts, k to end, next WS row, BO 3 sts, purl to end. BO remaining 11 sts and break yarn.)
So I did this for 4 1/2" and still have 41 stitches! If I keep going, the sleeve cap will be about 10"! So it's obvious I need to figure out how to do this differently.
Can someone give me directions to finish the sleeve cap from here? Thanks SO much!