9 Responses

  1. SewIknit2
    SewIknit2 November 27, 2008 at 9:36 am | | Reply

    ouch! I feel for you, I really do!! I hope you like this garment when its finally done!
    Good luck!

  2. frankiesfriend
    frankiesfriend November 27, 2008 at 10:46 am | | Reply

    I would have given up by now. Some things are just not meant to be… Good luck! Jill

  3. CraftyCripple
    CraftyCripple November 27, 2008 at 12:40 pm | | Reply

    You poor thing. Some days EVERYTHING goes wrong. I advise walking away, consume chocolate and return when calm. I find chocolate heals all ills and even if it doesn’t calm you down, gives you a nice sugar high to rush you through all the unpicking.

  4. Arianwen
    Arianwen November 27, 2008 at 2:24 pm | | Reply

    OMG!!! pulling out kidsilk anything is a nightmare. Pulling out the wrong bit is like….well like living on elm street! Hope you managed to pull out the right bit and find all your stitches!

  5. beverlyanne
    beverlyanne November 27, 2008 at 8:44 pm | | Reply

    Emily is really a beautiful sweater. I think it’s worth it. I sympathize with you because I am currently working on a pair of cursed socks. The mistakes weren’t so colorful as yours, but yesterday I frogged 1.5 socks because I finally realized that I was knitting the wrong size.

  6. themittenkitten
    themittenkitten November 27, 2008 at 10:37 pm | | Reply

    Oh man that is so horrendous!! Why is it when things go wrong they really go wrong? I blame hormones most of the time, but I wonder if male knitters have days like this too!

  7. louise armstrong
    louise armstrong November 28, 2008 at 5:59 pm | | Reply

    Hi Susan

    Just a note to say I enjoy your blog – I was wondering about making Emily with some Rowan that I bought for a cardigan called Alef which I can’t master – but it seems Emily has her own gremlins!

  8. Robyn
    Robyn December 3, 2008 at 10:13 pm | | Reply

    Ugh. No way I’d bother fixing that. I’m so lazy. Or sometimes I say that and then I just have to walk away for a day or two to calm down first.

  9. carol hutchence
    carol hutchence January 24, 2009 at 6:08 pm | | Reply

    Hi Susan,
    I’ve been looking at your Blogiversary and there is an omission. Please add amongst your acheivements – “Getting my sister back into knitting after many years absence” I’m thoroughly enjoying it, thank you. I love the blog too!

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