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10 Knitting Fails To Make You Feel Better

We’ve all been there – furiously knitting away on your current project, finally finished, casting off, weaving in ends and then… it doesn’t fit! It’s all a part of the learning process, between gauging, stretching, needle size, and yarn weight, there are a lot of opportunities to mess up! This list isn’t meant to shame anyone, we’re all in this together. Learn to laugh at your mistakes! If you’ve ever knitted a gigantic hat or mismatched socks, take heart – you’re clearly in good company. Sit back and enjoy these knitting fails!

Guage? What Is Guage?

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Hats are hard. The pattern said to cast on 80 stitches… what did we do wrong?!

Just A Little Bit Off

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This one is so frustrating, but it isn’t that bad. You could always just say one shrunk in the wash!

Dropped Stitches

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Yikes! Looks like this mistake wasn’t noticed until after a few times through the wash. How heartbreaking to have to redo all of that work!!

Cable Fail

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No! Oh that makes me so sad. Cableing is hard enough, it can be so discouraging when you have to redo everything!

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