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Carole

But will there be a rebirth?

margene

Doesn't it feel good to get the bad knits out of house? It feels like a load is off the shoulders and the yarn can now be something more, something it really wants to be, or it can be sent away to bother someone else.

Lynn

I love how Margene assumes that yarn might bother someone else.

Anne

RIP. Or good riddance to bad rubbish, as my gram would say.

Feels cathartic, I'll bet!

Chris

No funeral, perhaps, but a violently poetic eulogy to a bad knit. I look forward to its reincarnation as a good knit.

Carrie

Sure was pretty - I hope it's reincarnated.

Manise

Ha! Love your description of killing your WIP! Can't wait to see what it's reincarnation will be.

Caroline M

Some things are just not meant to be. Its lesson is learned, move on.

Marcia

Yes, but you're a DOCTOR! Isn't massacre against the oath or something? Can't you resuscitate?

elizabeth

I like the "born and blogged, died and frogged" - I'll have to remember that!

I use lifted increases all the time - were yours so tight because your gauge has changed over the past two years, or because that's the nature of the increase?

Angie

Where's the mysterious man in the fedora? :D

Fun post and I hope the essence has a beautiful rebirth.

jillian

Yeah - sometimes you've got to rip and save your sanity :)

Sylvia

I always give those things to DD because she loves destroying her mother's knitting and creating perfect new balls of yarn. Faire la transition!

You could go up a needle size and substitute a different kind of increase -- does the pattern still appeal to you? I tend to extend the cable down into the welt to prevent it from flipping up, a problem with my hourglass figure.

gayle

To quote our lovely friend, Bullwinkle:

I love violence because they smell so nice.

Nothing more soul-satisfying than the murder of a WIP.

Lisa McGuire

Be gone with all that negative energy, it pulls everything down, it sucks the life out of possibility; let good positive energy flow out from the frogged rubble. Nothing is meant to live forever.

Kathy

You know I'm a big fan of frogging knits that aren't working. I'm sure that "take two" will be great!

kmkat

Hmmm. I'll guess it was Laurie, on the couch, with the knitting needles. That's who murdered the sweater, right?

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