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« on: October 01, 2008 12:40:46 PM »

So I'm wanting to knit a hooded scarf (eventually, down the line), and I've found that not only am I really bad at, but I also really dislike seaming.  So I'm wondering if there's a way to knit a hood from neck to edge, using short row shaping?  It seems like it ought to be possible, and that it'd end up something like a calorimetry, but on a larger scale.  Anyone have an experience or input on this?  Otherwise I may just take a spare weekend and play with it...
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008 08:32:45 AM »

Sure you could. I'd knit back & forth flat for a while, then treat it like a giant short-row heel.

alternatively, you could use a 3-needle bind off instead of seaming. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2008 08:59:36 AM »

Fantastic, thank you!  I'd found a pattern that used a 3 needle bind off that's my backup.  It just seemed like something you could do with short rows, which, for some reason, I really enjoy doing.  Thanks again!
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2008 09:31:33 PM »

you're welcome. Smiley
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