Thursday, August 20, 2020

Two Steps Back

I was almost reduced to tears when I had yet another mismatched mate on the second mitten!
To my credit, I knit this one 'from memory' as I sat for most of the day at the lab 
 and then to the doctor's yet again. 

 I ripped it out and set my mind to making the second mitt and the third time was the charm!
I will be glad to see the last of this yarn for a while! lol
I have written notes down this time 
and will not rely on my memory-even one day later-to make the next pair!
I'm also hoping my third trip to the doctor's will be the last for a long time!

6 comments:

  1. Been there. I was almost in tears sewing on my last borders on the hexie top the other day when I kept measuring wrong. I was surprised at myself but when all you have are your projects things get out of proportion I suppose. I had to remind myself to be kind to myself. These are trying times even though it doesn't always feel like it.
    That yarn has such memories for me. I made dad a sweater and a hat out of it. I keep both of them in my car now for emergency use in the winter and I can't tell you how many times they have come to my rescue.

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  2. The mittens did turn out cute...even if it took more times than necessary to complete! Good luck with your doctor's visit.

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  3. Your persistence paid off! The mittens look great: another set (hat and mittens) finished. I hope you got good news from your doctor.

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  4. I sometimes knit from memory. It's always a mistake!
    I hope you got good news from the doctor.

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  5. Glad you were able to get it sorted.

    My memory fails me way too much on the knitting front.

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  6. Well, I hope you're done with the doctor for awhile now. I'm also glad the mittens finally worked out. Some days it seems like nothing goes right when I pick up the hook or needles. I can't believe that today was so busy that I didn't knit a stitch.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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