Confessions : Knitting Fails…..
This post marks the start of a new series of posts on our blog – Confessions. Each week we will be asking our readers to come clean and confess their worst knitting secrets. Obviously we couldn’t ask you to do this without sheepishly disclosing some of our own darkest knitting shames…. This week we start with Knitting Fails….
Online there are lots of places where people proudly post their latest wonderful knitted creation and marvel over each other’s talents. But what can you do if you have a complete disaster? Where can you go to share your knitting woes and find support and encouragement to keep going? Here at LoveKnitting we want you to share your worst knitting fails with us, and feel no shame – we can guarantee everyone has had one at one time or another.
At Christmas, Serena told us about the mittens she knitted for Kevin, one of our order packers in the warehouse. In her defence, she says “Now, bear in mind this was only my 3rd ever knitting project – and it involved ribbing, stitch increases, stitch decreases, stitch holders and all sorts – I probably should have realised I was over-reaching myself a bit. Lesson I’ve learnt from this project: KNIT A TENSION SQUARE.”
Nigel decided to start with a less ambitious project and make a heart shaped pom pom – How hard can that be? Well, for Nigel, pretty difficult actually….
So come on! Don’t be shy, we promise we won’t judge, and I bet you will feel better for sharing……and if you need it, we can always offer some help or advice! Just email us at email@example.com and we will post them onto this blog.
NEXT WEEK: UFO’s or Unfinished Objects – what’s your record? We will meet Jess the Cat who is twenty years old this year……. and STILL has no head!
Last updated: December 6th, 2013.