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Old 02-07-2013, 03:36 PM   #115
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Re: February Use Your Stash Chatter thread

Originally Posted by carriecook'n'sew View Post
I'm almost at the point where you switch to the legs (following the itchy fingers pattern i found on ravelry) and I think the rise looks like it will measure 3" longer than I meant to. I guess I didn't measure my gauge swatch very acurately . I know he can grow into them but it's my first try and I wanted him to HAVE a pair lol
3" extra in rise is kind of a lot. Here's a suggestion though. You can always fold the waistband over and sew it down with yarn and put elastic in it to cut down on the rise, then if you need the extra rise later you can just undo it and put the drawstring in.
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