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September 19, 2006

I finished Claptois! I’m really pleased with it, and glad I finally finished it. It’s been over a year since I dyed the yarn and started knitting it (it has oddly lasted as long my relationship that just ended.) (Yes, I do have too much time to think! It’s only been a week.)

Yarn: Hmmm, merino? I can’t find the tag. Hand-dyed in a dyeing class last spring.
Changes: I followed the pattern for the most part, except for cutting out a straight repeat. So it’s 12 rows shorter than it would be otherwise. Still long enough
For the future: I don’t know if I’d make this again. I love how it looks, but it felt like it took forever. Patience is not one of my virtues!

And just for my amusement:

My 10 Names Meme
1. YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: ( pet and current street name) Marie Magnolia

2. YOUR MOVIE STAR NAME: (grandfather/grandmother on your moms side, your favorite candy) Helga Rolo (that’s my favorite candy today – had it been yesterday it might have been SourPatch Kid, KinderEi, who knows)

3. YOUR “FLY Guy/Girl” NAME: (first initial of last name, first three letters of your middle name) L. Joa

4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite color, favorite animal) Blue Dolphin

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born) Joanna Bartlesville

6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name, first 2 letters of your first name, first 2 letters of mom’s maiden name and first 3 letters of the town you grew up in.)

7. SUPERHERO NAME: (”The”, your favorite color, favorite drink) The Blue Saketini

8. NASCAR NAME: (the first name of both your grandfathers) Robert Gerhard

9. FUTURISTIC NAME: ( the name of your favorite perfume/cologne and the name of your favorite shoes) Annie Oakely Sanku (I don’t really have a favorite shoe…)

10.WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (mother/father’s middle name ) Johanna Edward

One Comment leave one →
  1. Foodie Universe permalink
    October 26, 2006 11:39 pm

    The tiny picture does not do it justice!

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