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Old 07-21-2005, 07:24 PM   #1
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Tightening a sock cuff
I just finished my first ever real sock (I spent 9 hours on it today). It fits wonderfully, except the cuff is just a smudge too loose for my tastes.

Is there any way I can tighten it without having to redo it?

I knit the sock from the cuff down. The cuff is in 2x2 ribbing, and other than the slight looseness, it's perfect.
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:14 PM   #2
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You can weave an elastic thread through the wrong side. Start at the top, and just go down in a spiral around the cuff.

Next time, knit the cuff with a needle one size smaller.
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Old 07-21-2005, 09:26 PM   #3
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Danke! I'll get some elastic thread.

I'll certainly do the ribbing on a needle a size smaller next time. Come to think of it, 2x2 probably wasn't such a great idea in the first place, seeing as it is the ribbing with the most give.
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