I'm teaching myself knitting through books and the Internet. I've been working on several small projects - I made a simple hat and scarf.
My edges and binding off skills SUCK! I made a washcloth and it basically unraveled at the corner after one use. I love to knit but I get scared when I get to the end of the piece because I know that I have to get it off the needle. I don't want to screw up right at the end, when I've done really well up until then.
I really want to move ahead with my knitting, but I feel like if I don't learn the basics and master them properly, I'll always be behind. How should I pace myself? Is there a time line I should set for myself to master each skill before I attempt something more advanced?
Thanks for listening.