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Old 12-21-2009, 07:58 PM   #1
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how to reduce a pattern size
Are there any tips/rules for changing pattern size?

I am knitting a sweater for my husband and would like to also knit the same sweater for my children and me. Sizes would range from 18 months, 8 years, and large and extra large (I have the XL) patterns.

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Old 12-21-2009, 09:39 PM   #2
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What type of sweater is it? Do you have a link to the pattern?

A raglan would be easy to resize, but a seamed, set in sleeve type sweater might be harder.

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

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Old 12-22-2009, 09:32 AM   #3
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You might be able to find similar shaped or design type sweaters in the appropriate sizes. Done in the same yarn, they will look matched.

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