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Old 12-06-2006, 03:47 PM   #1
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Can I decrease the size of my sweater by 10% w/o redoing it?
My sweater is a bit too big....wearable, but would look much better if it were smaller. I didn't block it; would blocking help make it smaller? It has lots of cables and stuff on it, so I'm wondering if the cables will become obscure when the sweater shrinks.
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Old 12-07-2006, 09:55 AM   #2
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What fiber is it? If it's wool maybe you could felt it a little bit. I have the
opposite problem with my sweater - it's too small!
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Old 12-07-2006, 07:06 PM   #3
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It's a wool/acrylic mix.
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Old 12-07-2006, 08:12 PM   #4
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I don't think there is anything you can do to make it smaller once it's done. If it were cotton it might shrink a bit, but wool and acrylic probably won't change. I doubt blocking will do anything either.
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