View Poll Results: How do you knit sweaters?
In the Round 30 88.24%
In Flat Pieces and then Seaming 4 11.76%
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Old 08-25-2006, 09:22 PM   #1
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How do you prefer to knit sweaters?
I very much prefer knitting raglan sweaters in the round, but although I do knit flat sweaters sometimes. How do you usually do it?
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Old 08-25-2006, 09:25 PM   #2
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The sweaters I knit in the round get done a lot faster than the seamed ones. Not the knitting part--the seaming. I can do it just fine, but man, it's hard for me to get motivated. I have two that are waiting for the seaming fairy to come. I think she's avoiding me, so I may have to break down and do it myself.
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Old 08-25-2006, 09:35 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Ingrid
I have two that are sitting here waiting for the seaming fairy to come
LOL thats funny.
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Old 08-25-2006, 10:57 PM   #4
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I've only done two really, but I don't seem (hahahah...) to mind seaming.

When I knit in the round it just feels like it goes so much slower. I know it isn't, and it actually saving me time by not having to seam, but...I don't do as much as quickly.

At least, that's how I feel.
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Old 08-25-2006, 11:11 PM   #5
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I have a confession to make... I've never knit a sweater!!

But I suppose if I were going to, I'd knit it in the round because I don't like seaming much either...
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Old 08-26-2006, 06:01 AM   #6
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Top down, in the round, if given the choice - raglan is my fave as I think it just looks better.
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Old 08-26-2006, 08:02 AM   #7
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In the round, or for cardigans, top down raglan or one piece. I can seam okay, but I'd rather not and it stalls me out most of the time.

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Old 08-26-2006, 09:42 AM   #8
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I had to choose flat and then seem because I have not knit a sweater in the round yet ... but I think I would perfer that ...
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Old 08-26-2006, 10:49 AM   #9
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Definately in the round! I haven't done many sweaters, but I don't like seaming, and I'm not good at it! My seaming bad experiences have been with things like hats, bags, etc... I probably just need to practice more. However, I working on a sweater and having it actually look like a sweater while in progress!!
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Old 08-26-2006, 11:44 AM   #10
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I'm not a good seamer so I much prefer seamless!
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