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 I'm knitting a jumper and I have to design the sleeve (unless recipient decides she wants a vest instead, her latest fancy)

Anyway, I collected some links.

Handy guide to writing an excel spreadsheet to work out the sleeve pattern 

I haven't looked hard enough at the spreadsheet to see if this might be a more straightforward way to do the sleeve pattern calcs.  

Or I could avoid the entire issue and use this calculator instead.


Date: 2017-05-19 11:49 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] alexbayleaf
Huh. I always decrease every 5th round for a standard jumper with fairly fitted sleeves, or every 6th for a looser sleeve, and it seems to work fine. I think I picked that up from Elizabeth Zimmermann. (YMMV for weird yarns, complex stitch patterns, etc.)
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