Stitch some. Add another color. Add a third color. Take it all out. Buy something completely different. Stitch some. Try the opposite somewhere else. Prefer that and take out previous stitching. Stitch some. Stitch some more. Prefer previous stitching and take out current stitching. Stitch some with previous color. Add a new color. OK, now I’ve got it.
My knitting seems to follow a similar process of knit, rip, knit, rip, knit more, rip some, knit again.