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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!

"All good things and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of Lights who cannot change."
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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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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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