Wednesday, March 23, 2011

YABBUT tangle instructions

The other day I came up with a new tangle. It went through a few phases before I arrived at this one that I like. A while ago some family members were having a conversation and one said, "...yeah, but..."  I thought, "Yabbut? Yabbut! That would be a great tangle name." I wrote it down, waiting for the right time.

Here's how to do Yabbut. In step 5, note that the small black squares co-ordinate with the black triangular areas already created; they make the third point of the triangle.



There's a tile that uses Yabbut in my 'Walking the Line' post here. Here's another example:

Tangles: Dex, Drupe, Hibred, Knightsbridge, Up and Across, Yabbut

8 comments:

  1. Very nice! And a snappy title - it reminds of the old Abbot and Costello movies.
    I'll be looking forward to trying this one.

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  2. Hi Margaret
    I've just become a follower !
    Thankyou for all the inspiration !!
    great blog!! I've just completed my very first tangle and i'm totally hooked .....!!
    smiles
    chris richards
    xx

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  3. Yabbut fits beautifully, Drupe looks fab!
    Word verification..doxeco

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  4. Oh, I like it! And love the little whiskers that pop-out from intersections around the margin of your string (on your demo tile)!

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  5. Super tangle. Bet Gennvieve will love it too.

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  6. I love this tangle, and the name really suits it! I tried it with a mix of diamonds and circles - really fun. Thanks.

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  7. Beautiful tangle - thx for sharing it with us! I had an amazing Biology teacher in high school that would tease us... "Yabbut?! Is that like a rabbit?" And you NEVER said "I don't know," to a question, or he'd promptly pull up a chair and begin mercilessly grilling you! Good times =^)

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