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« on: January 17, 2009 09:03:30 AM »

I started making this sweater with a beautiful color in Caron's Simply Soft.  Problem is, the base row doesn't stretch at all.  I have huge hips and need a little stretch.  Has anyone made this sweater?  What yarn did you use?  Did you have enough stretch in the base row?
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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009 06:33:35 AM »

I chained my base row with a hook about 4 sizes bigger than my gauged hook. It helped a bit.
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2009 02:44:34 PM »

Hi there! not sure if this will work but I think that using a foundation single crochet gives you a much stretchier foundation row (at least, that what I read). I just learned the other day using this tutorial:
http://snuffykin.livejournal.com/43642.html
I'm hoping to use this for when I make the unseamly, so if you try it and it gives you enough stretch, let me know  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2009 09:25:59 AM »

I learned the foundation single crochet specifically for this sweater.  It does make a difference - it's way stretchier and is tremendously easier to make the loop without twisting.
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