It started last September. It was coming along so beautifully.
Then, I took a break. I thought it was safe and secure in it’s cute little bag. Alas, when I picked it back up in December, I found that the needle had pulled out of a few stitches and they had dropped. Kicking myself for leaving my lifeline 40 rows back, I put it back in the bag and decided to I would frog it back to the lifeline… later.
Today, I picked it up again (my current knitting project is boring me to tears, and I thought I could use a challenge). I started to pull the needles out and rip back to my thin, green safety net.
I noticed too late that my lifeline had abandoned me, as well.
Almost half of the circle was not protected by my treasonous lifeline. Why I didn’t tie the ends together is beyond me, but then again, I was presumptuous enough to leave it so far behind, I guess I thought I wouldn’t need it.
Such a talented knitter as myself! HA! I scoff at lifelines!
And look where it got me. I was almost finished knitting that first ball, too:
And now, I am back to square one.
This is a must knit shawl, so I am going to cast it back on and complete it… later.