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Gauge Problem
Posted by: Cathy (IP Logged)
Date: September 22, 2009 07:12PM

I'm working on a sweater from the Paton's Next Steps Six "Learn to Cable." It's on page 51 "Fading Cables Pullover."

The gauge is 20 sts and 26 rows= 4 ins.

My width is correct, but the length is ending up 1 inch too long.

The back is all in stocking stitch so if I knit to the correct length (17 1/2 ins) then shape armholes, how will that effect the front when I start to do the three different cable patterns?

The front says to work in stocking st until beg measures 7 1/2 ins, then begin cable patterns. Should I just work 6 1/2 ins instead then start the cable patterns?
I hope someone understands what I'm trying to say =)

Subject Written By Posted
  Gauge Problem Cathy 09/22/2009 07:12PM
  Re: Gauge Problem KT 09/23/2009 10:16AM
  Re: Gauge Problem Alex 09/23/2009 10:54AM
  Re: Gauge Problem Cathy 09/23/2009 01:24PM
  Re: Gauge Problem JJKnitter 09/23/2009 10:41PM

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