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Old 06-17-2006, 04:36 PM   #1
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round neck jumper - help needed please

i knitted a size 5 - 6 year old round neck jumper for my 3 year old. the trouble is the neck, he can't get his head init

i know this jumper is headed for the bin, any ideas how i can increase the neck size for his head please? he's not got a huge head, just not a 3 year olds (if you see what i mean)

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Old 06-17-2006, 04:42 PM   #2
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Don't throw it away yet! If you bound off the neck, you can take out the bind off, take out a few rows and bind it off loosely again.

If it's a top down, I imagine you can still take out the cast on, though it's harder, take out a few rows and bind off those stitches.

In the future, you can probably still follow the pattern but use larger needles on the neck parts and bind off very loosely--with an even larger needle. I've found that it's usually the bind off that makes it hard to put over a 'brainy' head.
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Old 06-17-2006, 04:42 PM   #3
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The only solution I know of is to rip out the stitches at the neck and do them again with a much larger needle.
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