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Old 05-09-2006, 11:06 PM   #1
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neater way to pick up raglan sleeves on a holder
hi all
i just finished a raglan baby sweater.
& in working the sleeves, which are on scrap yarn, did the one & working on the 2nd...problem is, the joining area is sloppy, the few stitches r big & there is a hole.
is there a neater way to do these joins/sleeves?
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Old 05-09-2006, 11:55 PM   #2
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What method are you using to sew the sleeves in? If you are using mattress stitch, you can "go in" by an extra stitch/row to hide a loopy edge better.
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Old 05-10-2006, 01:14 AM   #3
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Do you mean that you're joining the sleeves to the body to complete the rest in one piece? If that's the case, I don't think it's unusual to have weird gaps in those spaces. All I've ever done is separate the plies of whatever yarn I'm using and sew that little gap shut with a few little stitches. I don't know if there's a better way.
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