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Ok, maybe not so minor, since my dd can't get the sweater over her head!<br><br>
It's the LTK raglan in the round, and I remember reading that you really had to bind off loosely...I thought I did, but it just wasn't enough to stretch over her big noggin <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> .<br><br>
What are my options--is there a stretchy bind-off? I googled stretchy bind off, but couldn't find a basic idea of what I needed to do. I just did a basic knit bind off with a 2 sizes up needle.<br><br>
Or do I need to add some increases (the neck rolls, so it should hide them ok)?<br><br>
Help!
 

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I think it's just the bind off--the neck opening would stretch to go over, but the bind off edge wasn't big enough.
 

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There is a super stretchy bind off for loom knitting which you could adapt for needles. <a href="http://yarngear.com/looms/tips.htm" target="_blank">http://yarngear.com/looms/tips.htm</a> Scroll down too "<span style="font-family:'Comic Sans MS';">SUPER-STRETCHY BIND-OFF"</span> <span style="font-family:Verdana;">it's almost at the bottom. In the instructions just substitute "<i>stitch</i>" for "<i>peg</i>"; and "<i>towards</i> <i>the</i> <i>front</i>" for "<i>up</i>", and "<i>towards</i> <i>the</i> <i>back</i>" for "<i>down</i>".</span>
 

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I had this problem with a pullover for my 4 year old. I re-did the bindoff with a larger needles, I think I used 11's and the sweater was knit on 10's. Did it super loosely and it worked.
 

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thanks guys...I did EZ's sewn bind off--essentially the same as what you recommended eepster. I'm sure it will work now, but my model is in bed <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> .<br><br><br>
I'll take a pic in the morning!
 
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