I've been working on a quilt/afgan from a pattern I got from the Lion brand yarn company. (see lionbrand.com - zen spiral afgan pattern no. 70629AD) It's turning out really nice. It wasn't at first b/c I misunderstood the instructions and started to increase too much too fast. I had to undo the entire thing. And I had been working on this for about 2 weeks already. Well I've been re-working it all morning and I'm almost back to the round/row I was on when I let out all that yarn. Mark was right though - it's better to start over than to try and correct it half way through b/c you will use less yarn and you will get back to where you were supposed to be much faster.

The thing that makes me mad is that this is supposed to be a pattern for beginners. So I think it would have been better if the instructions where also aimed at beginners. You have to do math to figure out just how much to increase and when. It would have been easier if in the pattern they tell you on round 10 hdc every 10 stiches and then 2 hdc in next stitch - repeat from * - etc etc for every row. I would have preferred that.

I will post photos when I'm done with it - which will be in a few days hopefully :-)


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