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Arm number 3 April 14, 2012

Filed under: knitting,WIP — Emily @ 6:32 pm
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Ding ding ding!  We have a winner!

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I know, crappy self-shot Android picture

It’s just what I always wanted.  Now I just need to knit the second fourth one.

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Arm Number Two April 8, 2012

Filed under: knitting,WIP — Emily @ 5:50 pm
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So, for arm #2, I used the directions for the size Large sleeve cap.  It actually matched the number of stitches I picked up (OK fine, I picked up 83 and it called for 82 stitches.  So decrease 1, whatevs.)  I had read someones note on Ravelry stating that they just continued decreasing every 7 rows for a normal sleeve, so that’s what I did.  Here’s what it looked like:

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Want to see that closer?

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The sleeve was nearly twice as big as it needed to be at the wrist.  Does it look like it got smaller at all?

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I have applied some knitterly maths, and will be decreasing 2 stitches every 4th row.  Third times the charm, right?