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Jan 23, 2014 07:20:10   #
Diane D (a regular here)
Made this jersey but the sleeves looked to short for me. So i am busy doing another one and playing around with the sleeves.. :oops:

The pattern can be found here :

Jan 23, 2014 07:24:46   #
jinx (a regular here)
Your sweater looks very nice. You chose a great color. Sleeves can be any length. On a wee ones sweater I tend to make the sleeve the same length as the body.
Jan 23, 2014 07:32:10   #
Precious. Love the colors and everything about it.
Jan 23, 2014 07:34:00   #
mombr4 (a regular here)
Love your sweater and the colors you choose, what yarn is that you used.

If you want the sleeves longer just continue knitting to the length you want. Just remember to stop knitting before the finished length with the cuff. I usually knit to 2 inches less then the finished length I want.
Jan 23, 2014 07:37:59   #
Very nice! Pretty color too.
Jan 23, 2014 07:38:14   #
knit4zen (a regular here)
Baby clothes are tricky, I know what you mean, but I think its beautiful and will be just fine. Your color choice is lovely.
Jan 23, 2014 07:41:34   #
Ann745 (a regular here)
Nice job. I love that yarn.
Jan 23, 2014 07:42:58   #
Diane D (a regular here)
Thank you all. The wool/yarn i used is Elle Marble Double Knit colour 007 Teal Lot 15706
Jan 23, 2014 07:50:39   #
what's going on?
this is one of the best project that i see in my life.
Thanks,Keep sharing.
Jan 23, 2014 09:23:01   #
Naneast (a regular here)
Lovely cardi! :thumbup:
Jan 23, 2014 09:25:16   #
It looks great. I really like your yarn choice.
Jan 23, 2014 09:26:20   #
grandday (a regular here)
Jan 23, 2014 12:09:36   #
ChasingRainbows (a regular here)
I like it. I knit kid's sweaters for a charity. I make the cuff on the sleeves about 4 inches. This way as the child grows, the sleeves will still be long enough.

I recently finished a Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman, and added a ribbed cuff long enough to be folded.
Jan 23, 2014 12:32:24   #
i always make the sleeves the same length as the body. nice work
Jan 23, 2014 19:15:48   #
Suo (a regular here)
This is a lovely sweater. I agree that sleeves can be whatever length you want but for baby sweaters usually make the sleeve the same length as the body.
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