Thursday, October 4, 2018

How Long Have I Been a Knitter?*

I made such a rookie mistake yesterday-I read work work k2, p2 ribbing and took off.
I didn't read the rest of the sentence or refer to the chart as instructed.
I had to rip out the whole thing;
56 stitches in the center front and back were in a different pattern.
I got this far on the remedy knitting.
I have been terribly sick and I am claiming illness for the lack of brain reasoning!
I hope to catch up today!

*I guess 50 years experience means nothing at times!!!!

7 comments:

  1. Hope you are feeling better soon.

    I think we ALL make rookie mistakes no matter how long we've been knitters (and for me it's going on 55 years).

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  2. I would have called it a 'design alteration' myself.

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  3. If it makes you feel any better I did the exact SAME thing!!! Lol

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  4. We were just talking about this yesterday in the crafting group - we all said these mistakes were common and a rite of passage that we learn and relearn from time to time.

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  5. Sometimes I think the more experienced the knitter the more epic the mistake.. I think part of it is, we are so experienced, we don't always read the pattern as thoroughly as we should, because we feel we already know what it "should" say.

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  6. I read K2 as K2tog!! It took way too long to figure that one out. LOL!

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  7. Yup, I say blame it on sick-brain!

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