I struggled with tension. I struggled with just getting the carriage to move. I dusted, I lubed, I upped the tension. And after doing six wedges it was not going to be a circle like it should. I decided on a couple more wedges. Then I realized I had cast on twice as many stitches as needed. Ooops. Picture on Instagram!
Started up again, and it went a lot better, even though at this point, all I changed was the number of stitches. I should have listened to my machine earlier on! I did a second one, reversing the yarns in the feeder. Then I opted for a rectangular one in tuck but it gave me headaches too, so half way thru I changed it to single strand.
Then I decided to move to the standard gauge and try single strand and some punch cards. A few issues, but I just wanted dishcloths, so I just did what ever necessary to get the yarn used up. Ended up with more green than white. Whatever. A few are nice enough for when company comes.
I weighed them with the waste yarn because it was truly waste yarn this time.
Yarn In: 1586grYarn Out: 159gr + 4360gr = 4519gr
Balance: 2933gr more USED than bought
Costs: $74.87/197 days = $0.38/day