I just started my first lace knitting project. It is a wrap and the pattern isn’t that difficult, but there are many yo’s and different decreases.
I was on the 14th row when I realized I had one less stitch than I should have. I just assumed I had skipped a yo. I thought I could just tink back and correct it.
Well, tinking those decreases was a nightmare (especially the sl1, k2tog, psso) and I couldn’t read the knitting well enough to put everything back the way it should go. I decided to frog the whole thing and start over.
I’m now well past the 14th row and so far everything is going well, but now I feel insecure that I’m going to make a mistake and not be able to correct it.
Does anyone who does lace knitting have any helpful hints for me? The only thing I can think of is to put a lifeline in every few rows. Then if I run into another problem, at least I won’t have to start completely over. However, I still have a long way to go (about 50" more), so I’m not sure that is a practical solution.