Don't you hate when you try something new and aren't totally fabulous at it right away? I do. I like to be pretty awesome at stuff. Above average at least. That's why I went to art school instead of becoming a professional athlete. I can totally kick your ass at colour theory? Football? Not so much.
If I were to grade myself on my knitting thus far on the Bird in Hand mittens, I'd give myself a C plus at best. There are puckers:
... and I got so carried away with memorizing the palm chart that I forgot to include the flower design that was supposed to be there. Oops!
Why can't I be awesome at everything right away?