Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for July, 2008

Clapotis 9-1-1

Yikes! What happened to my Kochoran mini-clap? It was growing nicely. But when I measure it now….OMG. OMG! Can it really be eight-plus feet long? What on earth…did it eat some Magic Beans? That third section…did it hypnotize me?

Can this scarf be saved? Maybe…just maybe…with severe frogging, and partial amputation of its malignant overgrowth. Thus:

Clap surgery

The new edge does not match the cast-on. Does it matter? What does not kill this scarf, makes it stronger, I hope. I proclaim this “wearable.” Next!

My Silk Garden Lite mini-clap is at least 2 feet too long. It drags on the floor. This time, I suspect that the scarf abuses illegal steroids (it was trying to compete with the Kochoran). Again: to surgery.

Can this clap be saved?

Next! My third clapotis is having a panic attack. “I’m a silk-wool Mystical Creations blend,” it sobs. “Am I colorfast? Will I be dumped?”
MCY clap
Nurse, fetch this scarf some Valium while we analyze it in the lab.

Uh-oh:

Dang!

Hmm…I’ve seen worse, but it does bleed. This clap will be finished, but it will not be gifted, and it must stay out of the rain. (Nice trick, here in Oregon!) Or, we might trade this scarf for some Magic Beans. Moving now to the Recovery Room:

Clap, clap, clap

All doing nicely. (And not one with health insurance!) Nurse, clear the room, please. A Danica train-wreck is coming in…

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

Noro clapotis

Noro clapotis, originally uploaded by yarntherapy88.

I still make these! Kureyon, from the stash…

Read Full Post »