Tuesday, October 05, 2004

This can't be right...

I only managed to get a chance to cast on today, so I'm rather behind. Muh. I'm doing my scarf in Lion Brand cotton and being very jealous of those whose scarf recipients (or themselves) are not allergic to wool. I'm only 1/2 a repeat in, but what I'm getting is 9 inches wide! SURELY there's something wrong with this...the pattern says it should be 5 1/2 inches. I know cables pull things in, but that much? I'm not really liking how loose the fabric I'm getting is anyway, so I'll probably go down to 7's or 6's. I know this is a scarf, so it doesn't really matter, I just wanted to feel included. Stupid so-called real life interfering with my knitting...

2 Comments:

Blogger amber said...

It REALLY pulls in once you do the cable twist. Get that far before you rip it out :-)

-Amber

Tue Oct 05, 03:29:00 PM CDT  
Blogger Alison said...

yes, mine started out soooo wide but stick with it until the first cable row, you'll see!

Tue Oct 05, 10:57:00 PM CDT  

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