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Topic: Pinwheel Sweater for Children... KAL  (Read 17557 times)
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« Reply #100 on: August 08, 2007 05:08:51 AM »

Hi -
I'm new to craftster and am just joining this KAL.  Everyone's sweaters are sooo pretty, I can't wait to see it on my 4 yr old.  I have two questions.  First, I'm trying to get started and I'm finding the double point needle cast on with 8 stitches to be very frustrating!!  I usually use 12" circs for everything or use double points when I'm decreasing, so usually have a piece already worked up.  Is there any other way I can work this beginning, until I get enough to switch to circs (I'm guessing the answer is no!).  My second question is about the sizing.  I'm making it for my daughter, who is 4, but only 29 lbs, so I'm hoping it will fit.  But if I want there to be room to grow, could I just do each color for 12 or 14 rounds, to make it slightly bigger?  Does anyone have any formula that worked for them to make it a bit bigger??  Thanks!!!
« Reply #101 on: August 08, 2007 09:16:20 AM »

For the CO, I found you can co the 8 sts, but put them on only 2 dpns and use a 3rd one to knit with. After a few rounds when you've increased more, then add the 4th and/or 5th needle. Since all sizes start out the same, just use your tape measure to knit by. Measure the width of your daughter's shoulders and that's where you would place the armholes, then just keep going until it fits her. Or add a couple inches for a little extra room.

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