View Poll Results: Do you make mistakes when you knit
I rarely make a mistake with my project 4 3.36%
I make at least one mistake each time I do a project 14 11.76%
Mistakes are part of the process so I expect them and yes I do 83 69.75%
Whoa boy, just call me Goofy 18 15.13%
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Old 02-21-2008, 02:56 PM   #1
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Poll: Do you make mistakes?
I was talking to a friend about having to always fix at least one error when when I knit and it got me to thinking so here you go.
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:02 PM   #2
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HA HA!
If anyone says no, I think they are lying bigtime. (edited to add I see that NO mistakes ever is not an option on the poll, LOL)

I am only on my 2nd project ever and this one has purls in it so I am still accidentally yarning over even though I KNOW to switch the yarn between the needles. I also drop stitches but that is improving.

So count a big YES for me!
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:05 PM   #3
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Well yeah.... I forget a YO, or to slip on a skp, or misread the directions or something. There's always something....
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:07 PM   #4
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I never make mistakes, just some unintended design features.
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I still make plenty of mistakes but thankfully I now feel confident enough to be able to fix them.
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:11 PM   #6
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Of course. I will fix them only if it's an obvious or visible mistake, otherwise, if I can't see it, then neither will anyone else.
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:12 PM   #7
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Mistakes... hmmmm was that last frog (this morning) a mistake or just practice swatching on 201 stitches.... ok, so I might perhaps make one mistake now and then LOL!!
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:13 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by rachejm View Post
I still make plenty of mistakes but thankfully I now feel confident enough to be able to fix them.
I am that way now too. If I drop a stitch let's say, I don't freak out and tear the whole thing back, just get out my trusty little crochet hook and bring them right back up on the needle.

The one thing I have problems with is that I am left handed and knit left handed. In some instances you can really goof yourself up. I am making a pair of baby pants right now where the legs are made separate and then joined in the round on circs for the hips and waist. Welllllll, I knitted and frogged three times because it kept coming up garter stitch instead of stockinette. Guess what, being left handed the only way for it to work was to purl the rounds instead of knit them! Sometimes it takes me awhile......
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Old 02-21-2008, 03:18 PM   #9
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Well I don't make mistakes.....I just trash the project after I goof it up enough LOL!!!!
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I have heard it said that only God is perfect. Since I do not fall into that category, I make mistakes on purpose so nobody can assume it was made by the diety and not me.

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