Does anyone else look forward to 7 hour car trips as 7 hours of knitting time? If I’m flying, I don’t mind getting to the airport early or long layovers. It is just more time to knit. It is a thrill to dig into a project, watching it grow before your eyes, knowing that nothing will interrupt your flow.
Sometimes, though, it doesn’t go according to plan. Sometimes I start to think that something might not be quite right, but I soldier on anyway. Because when I have the choice of knitting the wrong thing or not knitting at all, I usually choose knitting the wrong thing. And then I rip.
Here is how to avoid that folly.