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Old 03-25-2013, 12:06 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Antares View Post
Progress is progress, even if it's two steps forward and one-and-a-half steps back. Oh, and by the way, for almost every project I've ever knit, I generally frog the whole thing AT LEAST 5 or 6 times, sometimes more.
I think I'd lose the will to live!

Originally Posted by Antares View Post
About the lifeline, I often leave one in and then insert another several rows above it. Then I leapfrog them by pulling out the bottom one and reusing it. This is just an added safety net for me--and one I've used several times before, too.

You can also use dental floss if you don't want to use your good sock yarn.
Two lifelines! I'll try that tonight! I'm using offcuts of sock wool from the first pair I made. I left too long a tail when I cast on and must have left about 3ft for the first toe graft! The bits came in handy, got in the way a bit that first row but I think their usefulness more than outweighs that.
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