Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Repair, Before and After

For some reason I've obtained a reputation at the store as the go-to girl for repairing knitted stuff. On one memorable occasion an employee of another NYC yarn store brought me a repair she felt was beyond her ken. I really wish I had thought to take photos of that hot mess. So I've decided from this point forward to document my extraordinary ability to fix other peoples fuck-ups.

Today's subject: a couple of moth holes marring a chic hand-knit alpaca poncho.Moth hole #1:Picking up stitches:
Knitting in the missing bits:
Ready for grafting (Kitchener stitch):
Grafting completed:
And, done!
Moth hole #2:
Skipping right to the pay-off this time:

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