Sunday, April 1, 2007

Riss' Ripple... Froggededed

I've just frogged my afghan. I decided that it was just too wide. I had like 7 and a half stripes done.

Feelin frustrated... until I look down at all of this beauty... :D


Sorry for the scary floor around it, but this is my new stash. In combination with the colors i've already used and are now in neat little balls on my bed, it'll be enough to keep me going awhile. I went to AC Moore for their yarn sale. It's all red heart super saver acrylic... regular $2.29, I got it for $1.79 per scain. I think I'm gonna go back later this week :D

Quick question... What do you guys do when you can't find the end that pulls from the inside? I dig... and look... and get frustrated. Then eventually either ball it, or just work from the outside, which takes twice as long. Is there a trick to finding it when it isn't already sticking out? Or is there just no hope...

Anyway, I'm off to figure out how many chains equals roughly 78inches and then how close of a multiple of 16 it is to match my pattern...

3 comments:

Antimony said...

This is kind of difficult to describe, but it's really easy to do...

stick a finger in each end of the skein, then push them together until your fingertips overlap. Hold one finger steady, and rotate the other finger around it, while pushing out on the skein a little bit. (Once you're doing it, the description will make more sense)

After that, the inside end will be a lot easier to find. I'm not sure why, but it works every time for me.

LittleMissMeshell said...

I just stick my finger in and poke around and pull on everything I find and wind up with a huge ball of tangled yarn that has fallen out from the middle....but antimony's answer seems much better, hehe =P

Riss said...

Hehehe... meshell... that's usually what I do... and I tried Antimony's method... but my fingers are really short. I'll probably keep digging for it and hope I get lucky... either that or exchange it for a different scain :D