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Sweater


Sunday, April 21, 2013

This weight has been gained quickly. Last summer I weighed what my goal weight is now. I've been this heavy before and I was almost this heavy several times in the last five years, but this last six months I have gained back 30 pounds that I had lost the winter before. That means not only do none of my clothes fit but the sweater I was knitting for myself is the wrong size. I have a lovely sweater on the needles right now. I started it for myself last fall. I chose a size that would fit me then. I often have multiple projects started and this one got pushed aside for Christmas knitting, and then because my grand baby needed some warm, wooly thing. By the time I pulled it out again to work on it was obviously too small. I wondered if I should frog it or finish it and give it to someone smaller. But maybe I will finish it and it will fit me. I feel hopeful.
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MEEMAH2013 4/21/2013 8:42PM

    I would finish it and if it doesn't fit there is always a person who needs it somewhere, donate it!

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LADYFROMTHEWOOD 4/21/2013 3:10PM

    Yes, finish it! If you aren't here to get back to a healthy weight (back into your sweater size) then, what? I think you will be glad you finished it for yourself.
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USMAWIFE 4/21/2013 8:45AM

    if you truly love the sweater and are going to loose the weight again, finish it, but if you know there is a good change you won't and love the yarn, rip it and re start it.

We all go through this. I just finished a sweater according to directions and since it was a test knit , the sleeves are two inches to short for me. so now with all the work, going to add more ribbing to the cuffs

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