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KrisML4
« on: November 11, 2007 10:03:21 PM »

I'm working on this sweater from Lion Brand:
http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/70112.html?noImages=0
I wanted the sweater a little longer, but have now ended up with something closer to a tunic. The rows I added are all at the bottom of the back of the sweater and this sweater is knit from the bottom up.
Can I get rid of some rows without undoing the whole back?
Any help would be appreciated.
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soozeq
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2007 10:17:36 PM »

You can cut off the cast on row and unravel it to about where you'd like the length to be, then bind off. It helps to have a lifeline or needle threaded through the sts so you don't go too far.
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sue
KrisML4
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2007 10:21:42 PM »

The bottom of the piece requires a K2,P2 rib. Would I be able to knit that back on?
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Riki
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2007 10:53:38 PM »

Yes, you could knit it back on, and though the stitches will be off by one half, it shouldn't matter since you're switching from st to rib.
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soozeq
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2007 07:37:37 AM »

Yes, unravel what you need plus the amount for the rib, then start knitting in the rib pattern.
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