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Old 11-07-2006, 11:29 PM   #1
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where exactly should I measure for body and sleeve
Where should I measure for the length of the body and the sleeve. I have made sweaters before and I always seem to either want it longer or shorter than the finished sweater. The one I am working on now says work to 13" then shape for arm holes. Should I measure right up under my armpits or one inch down or where. The same goes for the sleeves. I know some sweaters have a bigger drop in the arm pit area. So how do I know for sure where it will end up.
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Old 11-08-2006, 08:53 AM   #2
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Your best bet is to measure a sweater that you like the fit of and go with that. Measure the length from the armhole seam down, and measure the length from the armhole up to the shoulder.
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