The 6 emotions of frogging a project
Rip it, rip it, rip it out – for those who don’t know, to ”frog” a project is to rip it (ribbit!) out and start again. It can be devastating, it can be liberating.
We’ve all been there. You’re 4 rows from completion, and you realize that you somehow managed to knit the sleeves together. Ouch. Time to frog it out and start again.
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Who wanted that intricate cabled cardigan, anyway? Think of the possibilities – imagine what else you could use that yarn for!
You already ripped this out twice, and you need to rip it out again. ARGH.
Nope, this is not happening.
It is what it is. Best to get on with your life.
6. Remembering to be devastated again
All of those emotions, and you’re right back where you started. Don’t worry – you’ll fix it. Check out this post for 7 tips on fixing knitting mistakes, and get back to the needles.
What’s your grieving process when frogging a project? Tell me in the comments!
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Last updated: August 14th, 2015.