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Old 01-09-2008, 01:48 AM   #1
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Hello from a Brand New User to this Site - I have a question!
I just finished knitting a cotton short-sleeved sweater, but realized it's too short for me. I can't believe I didn't realize it would be so short sooner, but I really like it, otherwise. Any suggestions about how to lengthen a sweater after it's done? The body was done in a garter rib pattern. Any ideas?
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Old 01-09-2008, 11:22 AM   #2
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mitchm~ I'm not sure the best way to go about this would be... if you knitted the sweater from the neck down you could prolly un-do the bo and add on...but if knitting from bottom up...I'm not to sure about that one...

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Old 01-09-2008, 11:28 AM   #3
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You could pick up stitches at the bottom and add some kind of band -- that's all I can think of.
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Old 01-09-2008, 11:36 AM   #4
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Is it not possible to pick up stitches along the bottom of the sweater and continue on in the rib pattern until the sweater is the length you desire?
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