FO: Clapotis #2

21 Nov

Pattern: Clapotis by Kate Gilbert

Yarn: Karaoke by Southwest Trading Company, Mermaid Mix

Needles: US 8

Time to Completion: 1 year + 2 weeks.

Notes: I’m so glad to have this off my back!  I took about an eleven month break in the middle of knitting this, but ultimately I’m glad that it’s done!  Karaoke was nice to work with, but it does break easily – never while knitting with it, but often enough for me to be concerned about the yarn’s strength.  It also took forever to drop all those stitches – I finally finished them in about 3 hours last night.  I don’t know that I will be making another of these, but I’m very happy to have two, in very different color families, to rotate.  The color above is accurate but dark – we are in the part of the year with no sunlight, so I did my best!

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11 Responses to “FO: Clapotis #2”

  1. Pheelya November 21, 2007 at 5:16 pm #

    Gorgeous!! Mine is still on my “To Make” list and you have 2! I’m jealous! *grin*

    Happy Holidays

  2. Bobbi November 21, 2007 at 6:53 pm #

    It looks great! Congratulations!

  3. Jolynn November 21, 2007 at 8:25 pm #

    Nice job! I love the colors!

    ^_^

  4. Stacey_CrimsonPurl November 21, 2007 at 10:38 pm #

    Congrats to pushin’ thru Clapotis! Drop stitches and all! :oD

    Have a blessed and happy Thanksgving!

  5. miyon November 22, 2007 at 6:09 am #

    That looks really really good!

  6. Suzanne V. (Yarnhog) November 22, 2007 at 1:32 pm #

    Hey, you did it! It looks wonderful, too.

  7. Moggle November 22, 2007 at 6:26 pm #

    Hurrah! Fantastic clapotis.

  8. Caitlin November 22, 2007 at 8:21 pm #

    Oh gosh, I was never a fan of clapotis. I always thought that they looked horrid in the aesthetic sense. Yours has changed my mind completely. Kudos to you on an awesome project!

  9. chris November 23, 2007 at 8:05 am #

    Congrats – the color is beautiful!

  10. Amy November 23, 2007 at 11:08 am #

    It’s just lovely! And congratulations on getting a long-time UFO out of the pile, too. :)

  11. silencepainter November 23, 2007 at 10:55 pm #

    It looks great!

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