Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Beware the Bridal Clap!

Not that Clap - a Clapotis!



Pattern: Clapotis by Kate Gilbert

Yarn: Twisted Sisters Mirage

Mods: I did an extra repeat in the increase section, but other than that, stuck to the pattern.

Made for: Erin, for her wedding

Started: October 2007 Finished: January 2008

I was really glad I made this, especially when the weather at the wedding took a turn for the chilly and rainy.

While dress shopping, Erin had looked at some little jackets, but nothing was super flattering, so I offered to knit something. For a while, everything was going perfect with the wedding plans - so in basic sisterly fashion, I slowed my knitting. I figured if the only thing she had to stress about was the shawl, good for her.

Then her fiance, who works on an oil rig as a 5-star kitchen manager (those guys eat like kings) didn't get to come home for Christmas. Then New Year's. When all was said and done, he was gone over 35 days very near the wedding, causing A LOT of stress.

So I knit faster and delivered this finished lovely on Erin's birthday, one week before the wedding.

My mother informed me yesterday that some red wine got spilled on it. Hopefully the lovely ladies at Twisted Sisters will have some tips for getting it out. :)

1 comment:

Guinifer said...

Megan - absolutely gorgeous!