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Old 11-27-2007, 06:25 PM   #1
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How to lengthen sleeve cap after binding off
I'm in the process of putting a sweater together and discovered that the sleeve cap needs to be 2 inches bigger to fit the sides and back of a cardigan. The pattern has a set-in sleeve. I've already bound off the top of the cap. Do I just undo the bound-off part and unknit some rows and reknit the cap? I followed the pattern to decrease a stitch a row for a certain number of rows to the top of the cap, but it obviously ended up too short. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-27-2007, 07:40 PM   #2
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You could undo it down to the first decreases and then do the decreases on every third row, for example, rather than every second row.
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