Hey, that's what we're all here for, to vent at. I'm sure I speak for many of us, if not all, when I say-- it's time for a
! I can only tell you what I would do-- and that is toss it and go buy more. I know that's a complete pain in the rear, but think of it this way-- how aggravating will it be to be knitting that stocking and seeing a piece of dog hair every inch and a half? If that won't bother you, then ignore my advice. But if it will continue to irritate you, then don't do that to yourself or the receiver. Knitting is about creating and giving, to ourselves and the people in our lives. Keep it happy!