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Bee was going through her attic storage space and found a cardigan that either her mother or her grandmother had knit for her when she was a child:

It's very cute, and now fits her as a cropped, 3/4 sleeve top, which is totally her style.

 The only problem is that it has two small holes in it. I guess I'm the premier knitter in her life, so she asked me to fix them. The yarn looked really familiar, and then, when i was at my parents place I had saw my father, wearing a cardigan out the the very same yarn. He wouldn't let me unravel a bit of it to fix Bee's though. How mean.

So I took the closest yarn I could find, and patched it up and returned it.

Unfortunately, one of  my darns didn't hold, and another hole popped up...so it got returned to me.

I begged some yarn off the project Sonia was knitting, and tried again, focusing less on making a perfect unseeable repair, and more on trying to make this jumper sound. But now it's got a tiny pink mark on it, like someone got lipstick on it - and it wasn't me, I don't even own lipstick, but I still feel terribly guilty.

TBH I'm tempted to just reknit the whole thing, and pretend it's the same jumper... 





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