Originally Posted by Antares
All of this reminds me of my Home Ec. teacher telling me (numerous times) that I needed to "resew" something. I guess that's a word, but "resewing" involved a whole lot more than just "sewing again." Sometimes we make something sound SO easy, when it's just not (however doable it might be).
Antares, I dare say your Home Ec teacher was a process sewer with a perfectionist streak!
Being firmly in the Type A personality camp (the typical product knitter) made admitting to myself that I am a process knitter difficult to accept. That's where turning off my internal knitting police fear of wasting productive time really helped, and all of you repeating the mantra about "just" ripping it out let me focus on what really matters to me - the act of knitting.
I do love getting to the destination of a FO, but now I can really enjoy the journey with its re-knitting side trips, thanks to all of the reminders to just rip it out.
Yes, I am a special kind of crazy!