today’s challenge

June 2, 2014 at 11:00 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Question: Can I take a men’s sweater and alter it to fit me better? I do sometimes buy men’s sweaters specifically to have something big and shapeless and cozy to wear. But today I found this sweater at the salvation army and it just won’t work for me unless I make some changes. I love the colors, but the neck is too stiff and tight, and the torso is way too long. It fits, but is neither comfortable or flattering.

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Plan of action: First remove ribbed collar and re-knit to be looser, probably in a cowl style. Next, remove ribbed part at the bottom of the sweater, and maybe also the blue stripe above it. Maybe do the same to sleeves?

Stay tuned to see the finished result!

And if I don’t like how it turns out, I’ll just unravel the entire thing and re-use the yarn.

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