Could it be that you're supposed to start the neck shaping at 8 inches? Neck shaping starts before shoulder shaping.
How long is the back?
ETA--Often, a pattern will say to knit to 8 1/2 inches, but at the same time start the neck shaping at 8 inches.
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Last edited by Ingrid : 05-12-2009 at 06:36 PM.