When bad knitting happens to good knitters...

Posted on July 14 2015

20130522-164757.jpg We all have those projects. You know the one. The one you carry everywhere, botch the pattern daily and rip it multiple times -Ugh! I have been knitting this sweater for a few weeks now. Putting it aside because I need to focus and its almost impossible with my mini's around. I didn't pick up my wrap and turns, I lost track of my rows, I missed the *note* that in bold said "at the same time shape neck edge", then I picked up my wraps and it looked terrible... I'm convinced this is the last time I will cast on and knit the short rows! 20130522-170406.jpg The yarn is SOO nice I'm loving all the knitting I'm getting out of this first skein. The yarn is not being destroyed being ripped and knitted so many times - such a good sign of a quality yarn. My Mom laughed when I told her that I'm really getting my money's worth because I'm reuniting it so much ... But it's true. It's like bonus knitting. This go around I wrote all my knitted rows and paid attention to where I needed to start the neck shaping. And I did not pick up the wraps this time (because it looked like a Tetris price for some reason even I did pick them up... It looks better if I skip that part.) I'm really happy with the way it has turned out so far. Smooth with a perfect rounded edge. It's also a quick knit, I'm using # 11 for the body and sleeves and then # 15 for the edging. So if I can ever get the hang of it I will be smoking this pattern in a week or so. Wish me good knitting "ju-ju" ha ha Happy re knitting knitting xx Ash *pattern: Color Flow Cardigan Size: Small Yarn: Anna 70% wool/ 30% cotton *imperial stock ranch yarn* Needle: Dreamz 32" #11/15 (I love my interchangeable kit!!)

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