OK, I admit defeat. I can't seem to get the swatches done well enough to continue knitting for the Master Knitter Level 1. I really need to concentrate on my other projects and this one just seems to eat up time. But I have found a silver lining here.
Now that I am out teaching knitting, I realize that I have a powerful resource. The swatches have all been tagged and labeled. The are in plastic sleeves in a loose leaf binder and will make a great teaching tool for me. My time was not wasted by tackling this challenge.
I have moved on to the next project on my to do list and finished it. It's a new pattern that now just needs some tweaking from the tech editor. And some photography.
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