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Old 05-01-2008, 06:27 PM   #1
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I really am not sure what I am doing here, but I have a question.

Can anyone tell me what the purpose of putting stitches on a stitch holder is when you are binding off if you are finished with the project and the only thing left to do is put it together? This is a sweater and I am now supposed to join the shoulder front to back before setting in the sleeves. There is no collar.

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Old 05-01-2008, 07:44 PM   #2
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Is this specific to the shoulders? If you want to join your shoulders using live sts (such as 3-ndl BO) they can't be bound off. Thus, putting them on a holder keeps them 'live.' If you choose to bind them off, then you have to seam/sew them and that may not be the look you want OR what the pattern calls for.

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