Figured I’d ask all my questions at once.
Ok, so I finished the front and back of a v-neck tank for my DD and am ready to block and sew seams to finish the neck edge and armholes. I used Bernat Miami ribbon yarn (Smiley’s online shop at 99 cents a skein so the tank is less then $10, yahoo!!). Miami is a cotton blend and really nice to work with. Pattern was on the yarn band and really simple. But, I’m getting sort of nervous about finishing the neck. The directions just say to pick up and knit x# of stitches, but there doesn’t seem to be any special instructions to get a nice even v. Anyone do somthing like this?
Also, I’ve watched the pick up stitch video umpteen times and read everything I can, but I get confused when it says, pick up and knit. Do I pick up and knit a stitch then pick up the next stitch and knit or pick them all up around the opening and then knit them? Ok gals and guys, that’s your dumb question of the day. It sounds so easy; perhaps I’m just taking the instructions too literally.
Also, I’ve knit this to exact guage for a L (38" bust), but I’m afraid it will be too big for my well-endowed albeit rest of her size 8 DD. If it’s too big, can I still frog the yarn after I’ve blocked the pieces or will the yarn lose something when the pieces are undone? (She’s kinda picky about how things fit and warned me not to make her anything, but I never listen.)
It’s times like these when I REALLY miss my mother, the knitting goddess.