Wednesday, May 27, 2009
To Rip or Not to Rip
You see that nasty piece of wonkiness above the red marker? The huge hole. The K2tog that isn't. A missing yarn over.
I was gonna keep it a secret. Not tell you. Not make it public.
But then I saw that a certain knitting diva has a similar problem. And she shouted it into knitting cyberspace. If Ann can embrace the wonkiness, so can I.
In the comments, some people advise her to rip it back. But many others are advocating for a sleight of hand. I have full confidence in whatever Ann chooses--the shawl will be fine. Her ripping back will go smoothly. Or if she does a duplicate stitch, it'll be perfect.
I don't have such confidence in me. I have visions. Visions of stitches running hither and thither if I rip it back. Visions of bobbles if I attempt to duplicate stitch and weave.
So I do nothing. I'm paralyzed with indecision.