As long as it's made out of yarn and I have a glue gun, I'm fairly confident regarding my "fixing abilities." Here are the pieces & parts:
And here is the finished product:
I made this back when the boys were babies. For sentimental reasons, I'm glad I was able to salvage the house. Especially since I don't have the pattern any more (very long story there!) and I'd be unable to make another one.
Not sure I'd want to either - those gumdrops took forever to crochet!!!
Here's some knitting (the fronts really aren't as funkitated as they look in the pic- I took it at a weird angle:)
As if I didn't have enough brown in my life, "Mr. Brown" arrived in my mailbox yesterday:
Hey - it was free, ok? I never, ever turn down free yarn. Even if I don't know what the heck I'll do with it...it was free! You can still sign up for it until January - I'm hearing that people are receiving a nice green skein now. (It started with teal, went to brown & now they're on green.) Who knows what you might get? Here's the link in case you've been in a cave & hadn't heard. :::grin:::
Since those final fronts were blocking yesterday, I had time to cast on for Gigi's sleeves and knit a bit on No-Name Cardi. No-Name & I are having issues. I'm debating whether the issues are big enough to sever our relationship, or if the friendship can be saved. I'll have an answer by tomorrow, certainly.
In the meantime, here are the corrections to the Horseshoe Lace Pattern:
R5 & 7 should read: *K1, P9*, rep from * to* instead of *P9, K1*. The lace pattern ends with a P1 in the rows before (you're creating a ridge/valley between the lace patterns) so you need a K1 to begin the pattern on the following rows.
Along those same lines, R1 & 3 simply states to purl, but that will work only on the first pattern run-through. On subsequent repeats, you need to insert the "k1" to keep your valley/ridge going. So after the first set-up of the lace pattern, R1 & 3 would read *K1, P9* - just like R5 & 7. :)
Those are the two biggies I've found. There are a couple very little things that I can't even explain - you'll just know what to do when you get there. ;)
But - as I said - the jury's still out on this one. Stop by tomorrow for the verdict. :::grin:::
Happy Hump day!