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Does anyone here besides me HATE frogging???!!! it used to be so bad that I wouldn't frog even a few stitches to fix a mistake in crochet. I got better, and didn't mind so much to go even a few rows back if I realized I missed a stitch or something because the finished product looked so nice.
Well now I pulled out a lapghan I started making while in the hospital with my 1st (6.5 years ago). It went with me again for my middle son, and again 2 years ago with my youngest. Let me tell you, you shouldn't stitch after labor and delivery. it just doesn't work well!!! I just looked at the almost finished product, and it needs to be frogged - completely. All the rows are uneven, there is almost no stitch definition and it looks just awful! I am not looking forward to this.

On another note, I have been learning to knit this month, and I have already made one completed hat. However I have frogged 2 started scarves and another hat!

Wanna start an "I hate frogging" club with me so we can support each other through our mistakes? :D
Shellie
 

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Crochet, I will frog... Knitting on the other hand, I have to take it out COMPLETELY, I hate it that much !!!
 

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Well it takes me forever to get just the right look I want whenever I start a new project that I will usually frog several times before I'm happy with it. I actually frogged a baby blanket today so it will be narrower and hopefully the yarn I'm using will be enough to crochet a descent size blanket.
 

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I'll join you in the I hate frogging club. If I have to frog too much, I usually throw the thing in my "I'll get to it someday" pile! :)
 

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I don't mind frogging (ripping it out entirely or back to the mistake) but I REALLY hate 'tink-ing' (knitting backwards or un-knitting). It's so time consuming!
 

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I hate frogging too.
 

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LOL Gotta say I so opened up this thread visioning people out catching frogs. I am knew to crotcheting and knitting I am just learning, so I have been doing the rip it out and start again method, not sure what or how to frog something.
 

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If its not too far back I will frog it. If its a ways back and not that noticeable I will leave it and pretend I didnt' notice! lol

If its really bad I'll usually just get mad and put the entire project in a box somewhere. :)
 

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I have done my share of frogging. Both crochet and knitting.
I try to double check my work as I go....so if I see a mistake early on, I can pull then. I won't leave a mistake if I can help it. I will know it's there and it will drive me nuts...till I back up and fix it.
And the un knitting...oh yeah....if I see a mistake ...back a row or two...I un knit it....what fun that is....NOT........ :(
 

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If its really bad I'll usually just get mad and put the entire project in a box somewhere. :)
I can not tell you how many things I have "in a box somewhere" :thumb: I just recently went through the box now that my skills have improved. Some stuff got finished, and others - right back in that box!!!
 

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I forgot to mention that I usually ask my kids to do it, with strict instructions that they are never to do so unless asked. The little one, 6 especially loves it.
 
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I HATE frogging
 

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I have done my share in the sweater I'm doing and I still have about half to go. I never know it was called that. Learn something new today!
 

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Kettel6 - that's my suggestion - I find it is so much easier to rework something if someone else has frogged it for me - specifically something knitted. don't mind frogging something I'm crocheting as I'm sure we all agree it's much easier to frog!!
 

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I'm frogging too.....didn't like the look of a mitten I made, so frog and begin again, I'll be feeling much better about it!
 

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I don't mind frogging (ripping it out entirely or back to the mistake) but I REALLY hate 'tink-ing' (knitting backwards or un-knitting). It's so time consuming!
Frogging in crochet is a breeze, don't mind it at all. Frogging knitted items is a bit of a pain but my knitting instructor has been showing me how to get all the stitches back on the needles right and it's getting easier (plus I found all on my onesies that double-pointed needles can be a very helpful tool to hold errant stitches as I'm getting all of the stitches back in the right place). I found tinking extremely difficult at first, but yesterday I found I could do it without any problem and am trying to use that more to correct my mistakes.
 

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I've been doing stitchery forever and I never heard that expression--but I like it !
 

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All the rows are uneven, there is almost no stitch definition and it looks just awful! I am not looking forward to this. Shellie
:yikes: Isn't that the way it is ALL supposed to look???? :laugh:

I am just learning and FROGGING IS MY LIFE!!!!!!!!!! :toothy:

:ponder: Crochet three - frog two ---crochet four - frog three!!

:uhh: I THINK I JUST HATE CROCHET!!
 
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