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24 November 2011 @ 09:47 am
Hello Knitters!

I have a question for you. I really want to knit a Quidditch sweater (like this one on Leaky Cauldron).


My problem is that I'm a size small, not large. How can I change the pattern accordingly? I'm new to knitting sweaters!


Alisasleepsong on November 24th, 2011 04:13 pm (UTC)
Find a pattern for a ribbed sweater that is your size and use Quidditch colours. There are tons of patterns like that on Ravelry.
runciblesporkrunciblespork on November 24th, 2011 04:21 pm (UTC)
The book "Charmed Knits" has a quidditch sweater pattern that goes down to a size that fits a 30 inch chest. Is that too big?

There are many projects on Ravelry where the size was changed to much smaller, more childlike proportions with lots of notes suggesting other basic ribbed sweaters to use as a template.
Ash: triotartanboxers on November 24th, 2011 04:41 pm (UTC)
Hi there. That's my pattern. And yes, it is in Charmed Knits with more sizes. I'd also mention that due to the ribbed pattern, it's clingy, even in a larger size.

But it's simple enough to adapt any sweater pattern that uses 2x2 ribbing. Just follow that pattern and work the stripes accordingly.