perseverate \per-SEV-uh-rayt\ verb
*1 : to repeat or recur persistently
2 : to go back over previously covered ground
To ensure the accuracy of his or her data, the scientist necessarily perseverates, repeating each experiment many times and comparing the results.
One knitting rule that I seem to follow closely is to only notice a mistake after I'm way past it. Sometimes, like a dropped stitch, I can fix. Others, I don't even know what happened.
So it is with Farrow Row scarf. I was admiring how far I'd come and planned on a Criminal Minds/CSI NY farrow marathon. However, when I spread it all out, there it was...back about 1o rows. Looked like maybe I had somehow snagged the yarn so there was this little pouffy thing just sticking out. I tried stretching, hoping that it would str8n itself out. Nope. I tried ignoring it. Nope. So...rip it went. And then back in it's bag and instead I ironed. Well at least there's some ironing done. Bah!