Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Spoken too Soon

Was that me just the other day that said Sizzle was simple? Did I say that I didn't even have to look at my work?

Well. Was I wrong!

So on the Back (which is where I still am) the instructions told me to bind off 6 sts at the start of the following 2 rows for the armhole shaping. Done. Then decrease 1 st for the next 9 rows (quoting loosely). Done. As I was measuring the length I would like the armhole to be and I glanced at the pattern and was like "what the?! do I have double vision?!!"
The pattern says: Bind off 6 sts at the start of the following 2 rows. Bind off 6 sts at the start of the following 2 rows. Decrease 1 st ... Later in brackets it has the total # of sts decreased as 21.

Yep. You got it. I was supposed to bind off 6 sts at the start of 4 rows basically - for a total of 12 sts at each armhole. Only then would you get 21 sts decreased for each armhole.

Yeah. So after a brief dip into the frog pond I resumed Sizzle. Sort of the crafters version of measure twice cut once. I should really read the instruction more fully - I do tend to scan them.

AND then when I frogged I did not sensibly frog directly onto the ball of wool. No, no. I just ripped and let the yarn lay. Which means that for 20 minutes I looked a little something like this:

Posted by Miss Scarlett @ 7:08 PM


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