Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-05-2005, 05:32 PM   #1
Joanne S
Casting On
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
I need Help on Finished Sweater!
Hello,
I have made a boys sweater and got it all done and sew together to find the neckline is too big!!!!!!!!! im just a beginner and im so not happy.. I thought knitting was supposed to be Fun.. Any and all help would be appreciated..Joanne S :(
Joanne S is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 02-05-2005, 07:56 PM   #2
amy
Administrator
Site Admin
 
amy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 3,783
Thanks: 348
Thanked 737 Times in 157 Posts
Welcome Joanne!

The opening for the neck is too big? You could pick up stitches around the whole neck, and work ribbing for an 1 1/4" or so..... That's a common style for necks. It looks especially good if you've got ribbing on the cuffs or bottom edge to match.

Any other thoughts, anyone?....
__________________
~Amy
KnittingHelp Queen Bee


‎"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep yourself open and aware to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open."
Martha Graham
amy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005, 09:18 PM   #3
Joanne S
Casting On
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Hi There
Thanks so much.. But the whole neck was done already done as you suggested.. so I got brave and cut the top of the neckband . So then ever so carefully cut and pulled the stitches all the way back to the neck line and then used circular needles and picked up the stitches.. But the first time i had done the neck in 2 pieces then stitched the side together to finish.. I have the stitches on the needles and ready to repair and size down the neck again and i will decrease evenly and then bind off loosely.. wish me luck if nothing else i have learned alot by error but hey as long as i finish im happy and my grand son likes it .. thanks ever so much for the help .. but the best way is to jump head on back into the mess..LOL Joanne S

PS love the web site
Joanne S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2005, 02:07 PM   #4
ekgheiy
Instepping Out
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: In The Jungle - Stalking Frogs *evil laughter*
Posts: 2,579
Thanks: 3
Thanked 42 Times in 41 Posts
Send a message via ICQ to ekgheiy Send a message via AIM to ekgheiy Send a message via MSN to ekgheiy Send a message via Yahoo to ekgheiy
How'd it go?
__________________
-ekgheiy

ekgheiy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sweater, finished chj What'cha Knittin'? 11 02-06-2012 07:45 PM
A finished sweater Indygirl What'cha Knittin'? 19 02-18-2008 04:52 PM
Finished sweater Robinknits What'cha Knittin'? 27 05-16-2007 10:38 PM
I finished my first sweater.... Chrissie General Knitting 3 01-02-2007 08:11 PM
I finished a sweater! Carie General Knitting 6 02-25-2005 10:34 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:27 PM.