Repairs

I hate repairing knitted items, but there comes a time when the pile becomes so big, and I look at all of that effort sitting unloved, and I delve into it.  A bit at a time.

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This is one of the items that I repaired, one of my sheep hats had holes in the bottom band, it was too much to simply darn, so I opted to rip it back and knit the bottom with a color that closely matched the dark sheep.  I think that my repair came out well, and I have had this hat for the cold weather.

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This hat was made with handspan, it is a Brioche.  I loved it, so it also had the band cut off and a new one knit up.  Luckily I still had some of the yarn.

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Unfortunately, there are some issues at the top now, perhaps a function of my handspan not being stable enough.  I am putting the rest of this away to think about how to fix it.

And lastly, I had a couple of holes in this beautiful shawl, Volt, by Grace Anna Farrow. Fortunately this was a simple darning, as it is one of my favorite shawls.

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There is more to repair, I am trying ot tackle them one at a time.  I think that if I do 1 =or 2 a week I will slowly chip away at the pile.