you pick up a pattern that calls for something a little different and you don't immediately think "I can't do that". You read the instructions and think, "hey, I CAN do that!". And you realize that the pattern question you were going to post.....just do exactly what it says and voila!, you did it!
(Let me go ahead and reserve the right to ask any questions in the future, perhaps this morning, particularly the ones that make you go 'D'oh!' when you read the answer....)