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Old 02-01-2008, 02:58 AM   #1
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how to adjust?
Okay, I found a really nice vest pattern, that I want to try.
I would be learning no new stitches or stitch patterns *good idea* but techniques like arm shaping, for I haven't attempted any kind of clothing item beyond scarves, a stole and the like.

My problem? It is one size fits all.
Um... but 42 inches is going to be down to or below my knees!
I am under 5 foot tall.

The width is good, just the length is too long.

I am afraid of it not draping correctly. I tried to attach a pic, never did that before... it is a free pattern from Lion Brand yarns.

Any suggestions on how or where I could possibly shorten this would be helpful.
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Old 02-01-2008, 04:13 AM   #2
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I'm a 5 footer, too!

How about this: knit each color section 4 rows shorter...or...1" less length.

That would effectively lessen the length, without taking away from the overall look.
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Sigh, I'm 6'1" tall. You two can just send all your extra knitted stitches my way.
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Debkcs:

Uh... no... but you could send some of your extra height this way.

I am tired of not being able to reach things!!!
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