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rebecca
11-20-2005, 11:36 PM
As the title asks.....What in the world is this :?? !?

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000506.jpg

Julie
11-20-2005, 11:37 PM
:roflhard: I know!

Ingrid
11-20-2005, 11:38 PM
Looks like a Clapotis blocking wrapped up in a towel, to me! ;)

rebecca
11-21-2005, 12:09 AM
But it's not!!! LOL, I don't think that would fit....LOL, that would be like a felted clapotis....in which case ya'll would be emailing me in the looney bin :shock: ! ...........no wise cracks Denise...........
It is the beginning of the construction of the clapotis hat that I knit today, of course I knew ya'll would know ;) ! I have to block the ends so I can seam them together before I put the top on tomorrow
:cheering: :cheering: Now I'm off to figure out what, if anything I want to do to fingerless gloves............................ :thumbsup:

Ingrid
11-21-2005, 12:12 AM
Tricky, tricky. I thought it might be the hat, but I couldn't figure out why it would be blocking before it was done. Now I know.

I thought you might have rolled up the Clapotis in the towel. Now I see the line where the two sides meet. :doh:

Julie
11-21-2005, 12:36 AM
A-ha! I thought it looked too small to be the actual clapotis..... ;)

Ellen Edwards
11-21-2005, 03:59 AM
Oh--Rebecca-I didn't know WHAT it was! But the colors are purdy! What pattern are you using for the fingerless gloves? My grandson really wants some ; are they very hard to do? I can use dps, and I've done several pairs of socks...

usamacka
11-21-2005, 09:02 AM
a mother cat sweater????

dustinac
11-21-2005, 09:54 AM
I had no idea!! I really need to check out this clapotis pattern I keep thinking I am then I get sidetracked!! :thumbsup:

rebecca
11-21-2005, 01:06 PM
LOL, yep, my hat that I am about to go finish...I hope ;) . Then I will see how much yarn I have left & can then figure out what I will do with the fingerless gloves :D
Trudy, I use this pattern (http://www.scknitting.com/spring2005/mitts-to-fit.html) for my fingerless gloves bc you can customize the size for any hand, any yarn; you just need a few measurements of the hand & your gauge & it's very easy! There's a worksheet that goes with it, too. Have fun!
I'm off to finish the hat............................................... .. :waving:

rebecca
11-21-2005, 06:00 PM
I finished the hat a while ago, but have been having horrible problems with my camera :( ....hopefully it's something simple that :inlove: Lonnie can fix!
I will say this....that is NOT the easiest seam I've ever sewn together!!
Okay, after I knit the small hat with a very small version of the clapotis pattern (http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/PATTclapotis.html) I blocked the ends (they were far too curly to seam) and then seamed them, picked up 72 sts & did the spiral decrease so that it looked like a pinwheel. I so, so love this cool blog (http://www.almostrandom.com/needlesnhooks/patterns/clapotiscap.html) where I found the pattern :cheering: :cheering:

Completed Clapotis Hat :D
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000507.jpg

Clapotis, Hat & me....sideways...and looking 'elongated' bc of software :roflhard: :rofling:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000509.jpg

Clapotis, Hat & me...after being turned in photo software & looking squashed :roflhard: :rofling:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000510.jpg

This evening....I begin the gloves :happydance: :happydance:

Ingrid
11-21-2005, 06:03 PM
Oh. My. God. That hat is a masterpiece. An architectural wonder. WOW. I never in a million years would have thought to do a hat like that. Wow. Again. Seriously.

KnittinKitten
11-21-2005, 06:08 PM
Becka,

I didn't think I could be more stunned than by your Clapotis scarf -- but that hat is amazing! However -- the best part of this post is getting to see YOU! :D :D

:XX:

rebecca
11-21-2005, 06:45 PM
Thanks everyone..I wish I could take the credit for the hat, but this girl (I'm ashamed :blush: to say that I don't know her name) with this very cool blog (http://www.almostrandom.com/needlesnhooks/patterns/clapotiscap.html) came up with it...she's got some very cool photos on her blog of hats & clapotis & hat tips! Boy, I was one happy girl when I found this pattern, too, bc I sure didn't wanna write one..LOL! I just couldn't have done it justice!! If I were many years younger I would do the dropped sts on the fingerless gloves, but I just can't pull that one off ;) ...LOL!!
So, I'm off to TRY to decide how to do these gloves, just the right stitch hasn't hit me yet :wall: ...it will ;)
Thanks again everyone ;)
I highly recommend knitting clapotis, whether u do a scarf, the current size or even enlarging it. I am going to do a bigger, solid color one @ some point in the future........... ;)

KellyK
11-21-2005, 06:54 PM
HEYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!! LOOK AT YOUUUUUUUUUU!!!! :cheering:

I feel like Ive known ya FOREVER, but Ive never seen your (camera-blocked) face until JUST NOW! MUAH! :heart:

BEAUTIFUL set, darlin!! :happydance:

rebecca
11-21-2005, 07:17 PM
Girl...I had this one (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/a%20few%20knitting%20projects/IM000391.jpg) on here, too ;) ! MUAH back at ya :heart:

Hsiaokuo62
10-18-2006, 11:33 PM
I wanted to see but none of the clapotis pics are coming up for me, just little blanks :pout:

I can see pics in the other blogs just not this one...

rebecca
10-19-2006, 03:20 PM
Oh, my! THis is from way last year, I've since taken the photos down, I guess!

Here ya go!

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20KNITTING%20projects/th_DSCN0023.jpg (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20KNITTING%20projects/DSCN0023.jpg)Clappie
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20KNITTING%20projects/th_DSCN0019.jpg (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/2005%20a%20few%20KNITTING%20projects/DSCN0019.jpg) Matching hat & gloves

Hsiaokuo62
10-20-2006, 10:00 AM
Nice! :cheering:

aylaanne
10-20-2006, 01:33 PM
um, I can't see any pictures. :(

rebecca
10-20-2006, 01:57 PM
Thanks, Hsiaokuo62!

aylaanne, I will post them one more time :wink: