And I did. I went from this:
I just duplicate stitched over the existing bits of yarn, and it came out great. The only way I can tell is that the new yarn is whiter than the old yarn, because the red hasn’t run on it yet. Good as new!
And here’s the repaired cuff of my sweater sleeve:
The color is a pretty good match. I couldn’t quite get the new stitches to look exactly like the bound off edge, but I think this is good enough. Here’s the detail on the yoke. I really love this old sweater.
Back to your regularly scheduled knitting! Have you ever repaired your knits?