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Cape Sleeved Cardi


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#1 ibedi

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:12 PM

I started to make this cardigan a while ago and gave up. It has been mouldering in my yarn tote as a sad UFO for months. I finally remembered I could ask for help here! Duh! 

 

You can see the problem immediately when you look at the picture. One side came out straight, the other at an angle. I have no idea why it happened, so I don't know how to fix it.

 

Any ideas?

 

(I've never tried to attach a picture to a post before. I hope it works!)

 



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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:16 AM

go to more reply options and below the typing box is attach files. Click on "choose" and locate your file on your computer 


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#3 ibedi

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:57 AM

Thank you. I did that, but it didn't work. Let me try it again...

 

It worked! I have no idea what I did wrong before. So, you can see how one side came out straight and the other side at an angle. Very strange.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:45 AM

It appears you are accidentally adding an increase on that end somehow.  Are you getting the right stitch counts?


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#5 ibedi

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:16 PM

Yes, the stitch count was correct. I had this feeling like the increases were causing the row I was crocheting to "lean" or get pushed over somehow.

 

This pattern uses a stitch I'd never done before, called a linked double treble. You actually work into the previous double treble, so you are kind of crocheting sideways, if that makes sense.