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Re: Gauge Problem
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: September 23, 2009 10:16AM

So your stitch gauge matches but your row gauge is off -- you need fewer rows to make the 4 inches?

Unless you have a pattern that calls for a specific row count you can generally adjust by simply working to length. The issue here is whether row count is important once you start working the cables. If even the cable portion directs you to knit to measurement, you can do what you propose. If the cable portion has you work to a specific row count, you will need to do some calculating to figure out what length you get with the particular row count and adjust accordingly.

I hope this is a straight drop-sleeve sweater. If you have any armhole shaping, you need to do the same kind of adjustment/calculation if there is a row count on your cable portion.

Does this make sense?

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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