I am not a sports person, but I do know a lot of the terminology.  According to Wikipedia, A Hail Mary pass is a very long forward pass in American football, made in desperation with only a small chance of success. In my ongoing effort this week to work on projects that have already been started, I took the blasted sunflower wreath out of its second time out and am doing the crochet version of a Hail Mary pass on it.

I’ve actually been a bit jealous this week of bloggers talking about ripping out entire projects that don’t make them happy. I can’t do that with this because the yarn is so contrary that trying to rip it out causes it to bind up on itself and break or develop a fuzz knot so badly that it is impossible to unsnarl.

I’m going to try a very long strip of the gold color, gather it and attach it behind the petals to see if that will finally provide an acceptable look and make an end to this project. It is truly an act “made in desperation with only a small chance of success,” but I have to give it one final try. I’ve never had a project that was not salvageable in some way, so I’m determined to discover some way to save this one.