Patching is not a good thing. You could also end up down at the bottom with no place to tie off depending on the racket and you may have to open up another grommet hole. I would just start over with enough string.
Everyone has the right to be stupid... it's just that some people abuse the privilege...
Balance - 31.0 cm, Weight - 358 g, SW - 346 Kgcm^2