Thursday, May 05, 2011

Cardigan Seams and Sleeves Start

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I finally got this cardigan joint at the shoulder seam.  I guess if I was making this again I would have left the stitches live and join them in some kind of grafting.  I am not super happy with it, but I can live with the results until I get it assembled completely and then do like a duplicate stitch kind of touch up at the seam on the shoulder.  Is not really crucial, I can live with it, but this is so much cable work that it would be a shame to not really make it more beautiful , ha, ha, ha.

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Today I  did the cast on  of the the two sleeves, I have a feeling that I will need to improvise in this pattern and make a gusset for the sleeves, but it is too early for me to think about that.  I have not made that many sweaters or Cardigans to say that I have the experience that tells me it will fit.  We shall see once the sleeves are done. Thanks for stopping by.

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