Once I realised my mistake, I started all over again and cast on using the correct method which, when I first tried to knit during high school I found impossible. It just so happens that Wool and the Gang have a YouTube channel, which I found to be super helpful. I would have preferred to watch some junk television while knitting, but the perfectionist in me was adamant I give this DIY my full attention and watch Ghost World some other time.
ANYWAY the next thing to do is master the moss stitch
I've had a couple of goes at it so far, but I'm finding keeping the tension difficult, and correcting any mistakes to be more difficult. As per usual, thinking in three dimensions is not my strong suit but I will persevere. But please, pray for Mojo. Because I am a hack and need all the good luck memes in the world to help me finish this scarf.