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  1. a stitch in time saves nine(Proverb)

    A little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem, prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.

  2. Origin: From the practice of knitting.


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