Eternal mysteries of knitting design

Design is a sacred and esoteric art. These questions will remain ever unanswered, in service of the great ineffability.

1. How exactly I did that thing that I thought was so obvious I didn't need to take better notes.
2. How to explain to other people how to do that thing.
3. In six sizes.
4. Why tech editors, our high priesthood, are not universally revered and showered with gold, considering that these latter two secrets are well known to them. 

This post brought to you by coffee and mocca praline mini Easter eggs. And a few new grey hairs.