As bluey said, you have to have faith that it will work out. I finished my first lace shawl a couple of weeks ago and wasn't impressed until after blocking. My hubby thought I had wasted my time and would never wear such a blobby mess. He was surprised how nice it looked after blocking.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."--Margaret Mead