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glucose101
07-24-2007, 01:31 PM
I'm currently knitting a fair isle hat on circular needles. It became super twisted, and tangled. It's a mess--It looks like a Christmas wreath with thread twisted around it.

I've been trying to work out this tangle for over 2 and a 1/2 hours.

Would the easy, advised way to get out of a tangle be to just cut both ?

nik
07-24-2007, 01:49 PM
After 2 1/2 hours I say either cut or find some meth. I reccomend the cutting though : )

glucose101
07-24-2007, 02:02 PM
hahaha....I was primarily thinking about sawing off my hands first :-DDDD jk

Limey
07-24-2007, 03:25 PM
Hi

If you think back and could remember how you got into this terrible tangle, you'd have a great knitting pattern for a Xmas wreath.

What colour is the wool? - You could always spray it green and add a few red berries. If you can persuade yourself that it is a Xmas ornament, then the angst :hair: should abate somewhat.

I'm sure you're not the first and you certainly won't be the last to have to literally cut your losses. Start over again, in the morning.

"Life is too short to stuff mushrooms." Superwoman author, Shirley Conran.

glucose101
07-24-2007, 03:30 PM
well...even though it's a mess, the threads are just super tangled

I wouldn't have to start all over; I just have to make 2 incisions, and then join 2 new skeins of yarn

I got my first camera btw :-DDDDDD

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