Hey guys, just wanted to share some of my anxiety with you all and ask for some advice.
As mentioned in a previous post I have been working on MMario's QEL shawl and I'm on my last 4 rows before it’s finished. However, I've notice I've made a bit of a mistake. I know at least one mistake I have made is that I have knitted row 144 in 2 different rows meaning the pattern doesn’t look as it should. I decided to carry on regardless as this is just a practice run. All seemed ok and was still looking forward to completing it, but it seems I have made yet another mistake. Not really sure what I have done this time but the pattern is out of alignment.
Option 1 - To carry on and finish. The problem with this is that I'll know its wrong and won’t really be as excited to finish as I once was.
Option 2 is that I rip out a few rows to get back to where I first made the mistake, (bearing in mind this will take hours and hours of me either knitting back 10 rows or trying to re thread the stitches)
Option 3 is to rip the whole thing out and start again, but this time using some really nice yarn and paying more attention.
The whole point of this project was to practice and get a feel for lace as it’s my first attempt and not to worry too much about small mistakes, but now it’s almost finished it seems a shame to start all over again.
One small consolation is that I have now invested in some knit pick interchangeable needles (which are absolutely fantastic and so much nicer to use than the Denise interchangeable needles) so knitting another shawl will be even more pleasurable.
I cant make up my mind what to do. Please help