Originally Posted by Topspin101
I may have mis-stated my question. You are short the needed length to complete X's or M's. Do you tie off where you can and continue with new string or scrap the whole deal and start over?
You can patch it, but no one does that anymore. Most likely you will have to start over. If you have at least 6 inches of string after the final Main or Cross you might be able to tie off, but you will definately need a bridge to be able to pull tension.