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Those knits I don't wear and lessons learned

I've been spending a lot of time agonising over some of my knits.  The ones that are left in the drawer and never worn. The ones that weren't planned well, cast off too soon, made slightly the wrong size because I couldn't be bothered knitting just an inch more, or just in colours that don't go with the rest of my wardrobe. 
My yellow cabled jumper for instance. I love this, but it's too short. I need a good two inches more in the body, as my torso is quite long. Luckily I have yarn left over, so all I need to do it spend a couple of hours adding the length, so this one will remain.
That green cardigan though, I'm really sad about. Once again I was impatient in casting-off, so it's too short and sadly I don't have any leftover yarn, and it was a one-off colour. I love the shape, but it doesn't sit properly across my shoulders and really I think it needs to be turned into something else. I haven't quite decided what, just yet. I will probably un…

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