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Old 07-24-2006, 04:38 PM   #1
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If your work is too small...
Okay. I've been working all day on this stupid tank top that I'm all exited about. We went to go see the king and I at the theater and I knit all the time. I now have about 7 1/2 inches of stockline stich. I'm so pleased with myself. But then I measure it to my body, AND IT'S TOO SMALL!

Now I don't know what to do. I really don't want to rip back my work, but I don't want to keep on knitting and waste pretty yarn on something I can't wear. I was contimplating giving it to my friend (she's tiny) but then my other best friend would feel left out, so I should knit something for her too.

Please help
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Old 07-24-2006, 04:47 PM   #2
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If it's too small, it's too small. You might be able to block it bigger, but you'd have to finish it first and there's no guarantee that that would work. A lot would depend on the type of yarn you're using.
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Old 07-24-2006, 04:49 PM   #3
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Right now I'm using 'Red Heart' acrylic. I think it's sport weight. whatever that means ^_^;;
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Unfortunately, you won't be able to block an acrylic item. At least not effectively, it might block a bit but will always go back to its original state. I'm so sorry your project isn't working out as you had hoped. :(
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Knitqueen's right. There really is no way to make up for the size, so you can either start over or knit two.
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