What are 3 Things I Avoid in Knitting?
What are three things I avoid in knitting?
Can I be honest with you? There are some things in knitting that I avoid. I said it. Yes, I avoid these things in knitting. It's a rare occurrence because I love it so much.
I am built with certain hang ups and the enjoyment of simplicity. My character flaws and conative styles dictate the direction of my knitting projects. I do wonder off into the unknown to give myself a little variation, but as soon as I wonder I quickly turn back.
Here are the three things I avoid in knitting:
- I avoid counting at all costs- I can't get away with counting a little, but I have a system that makes it so much easier for me to count and stay on track. My system involves a lot of knit stitch markers. They are my best friend.
- I avoid frogging projects- Frogging feels like back tracking. I will frog a project if it has been on my needles for 5+ years and I have completely forgot about it. But my projects are carefully thought out. If there is a project that isn't meeting my standards, I give it away as a gift.
- And the last thing I avoid like the plague is swatching before knitting my project. It's like an obstacle that I want to remove. I can't get away with swatching, but I have reduced it to a minimal. I stick to certain yarn weights that I use a lot and base it off of previous projects. Therefore I don't have to keep creating swatches.
What are 3 things you avoid in knitting or even crocheting? I would love to hear what you have to say.