I’m in the midst of one of those knits that you want to
throw in a mud puddle curse loudly and creatively at shove in the bottom of my WIPs box. But I can’t because it’s a custom order and dammit I can do this! The most disheartening thing is that it’s not fancy lace, or even complicated cables. It’s simple garter stitch and I.am.going.bananas.
First shot, I slipped the last stitch for a clean edge, but that messed up my stripes.
Second shot I cleaned up my colour changes, keep the slipped stitch edge but…misread the pattern and was increasing every other row instead of every fourth row.
So now, I am determined to get this right, because dammit it’s a simple garter stitch triangle! I can do this!
As my friend pointed out, there is a silver lining. The wool? The fabulous resistant, doesn’t mind being frogged twice…
Is cashmere and silk. yum
And coupled with that aqua colour…beauty
I tried to convince myself I didn’t need to frog the second attempt. I’d knit to row 180. It was a lot of garter knitting. But I did pull it back and seeing the proper elongated triangle, I am happy but it really is a better look.
…old and busted
It’s a different stripe for different types scarf, knit in Tanis Fiber Arts Red label, which is a wool/cashmere/silk fingering weight. (Like a cloud). 4 mm needles.
And now if you’ll excuse me, I have a lot of garter to do!