So, I put together my outside squares and… it’s too big. Even though I counted repeatedly and thought these squares were 27 stitches wide, which is pretty damn close to the 30 stitches of the other squares, they’re 37.
How did I fuck up COUNTING?! Counting? It’s barely math. Dogs can count.
Here’s what I think I’m going to have to do. I’m going to take a square out of each side of the outside round.
It makes me daunted to even think about it. I know it can be done, but damn.
Also, then, my plan is to figure out the middle point on each side and mark it so that I can adjust all along the side and not have a bunch of stitches that don’t match at the end.
I have also considered lighting the afghan on fire, tossing out the outside row and just putting a border on what I have done, tossing out everything inside the outside row and just filling the the border with some simple stitch that doesn’t make me cry, and moving to a country where yarn doesn’t exist.
But I’m going to try fixing it first.