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Old 01-15-2008, 08:48 AM   #11
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You did a beautiful job. I am sorry it didn't fit you. I would wash it if it is machine washable and then block it instead of drying in the dryer and it should come out alright.
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Old 01-15-2008, 10:46 AM   #12
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Oh! Don't' be so hard on yourself. I know it's disappointing to make something and have it not come out *juuuust* right. I just got through ripping out the neck of a kid's sweater because my son couldn't even get his head through the neck hole!

And then, he wore it for three minutes, decided it was too scratchy and took it off! *sigh* I'll keep it as a "precious knit".

Hey! If you have a friend that wants it, then I say let it go! So it's asymmetrical. As Elizabeth Zimmerman (or her daughter Meg Swansen) said, there are no mistakes, only design elements!

I really don't think it's awful in the least. I'll bet you learned all kinds of new things making this and that stands for a lot.
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Old 01-15-2008, 01:36 PM   #13
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Don't rip it out, a lot of designers, like Sally Melville, make clothing with hems of different lenghts. Just wear it as if you meant the hem to be different!
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Old 01-15-2008, 07:21 PM   #14
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It's always hard when something is all done and you realize it didn't come out as you wanted it to. The yarn is lovely and you spent quite a lot on it, so maybe you'd like to do another. I don't know what I'd do. Letting a little time go by sometimes helps me decide on things like this.
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Old 01-15-2008, 07:42 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Jakoh View Post
i might go for ripping it out and redo a new project rather than forgo the yarn.

shall look for a new design for this project!!!!
That's what I would do especially since it's so pretty! I've had this kind of thing happen and I have finally decided to frog them and reuse the yarn. Just remember, these things happen to us all.
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