So I dialed down the puffy sleeves by starting with fewer motifs at the top of the shoulder and increasing as I work subsequent rows.
Except for the fact that my armpit is getting SQUEEZED by the arm hole. Argh!
I actually did several more rows after this to see if the hole would stretch a little. No way. No day.
The architecture of the stitches changed when the sleeve stitches were added to the design. In sweater 2.0
, there were no sleeve stitches to give the sweater stability, so the motifs stretched more top-to-bottom around the arm hole.
So I started over ...