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Trefoil Balloon for kids

Balloon in a knot
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A balloon in a knot that kids can carry around at a carnival. See link for picture...
JesusHChrist, Mar 12 2005

Here's a trefoil... http://www-2.cs.cmu...nment2/trefoil.jpeg
[JesusHChrist, Mar 12 2005]

Trefoil Balloon http://gatesof.tvheaven.com/custom4.html
Balloon in a knot [JesusHChrist, Mar 12 2005]

trefoil balloon http://www.ncbi.nlm...47324&dopt=Abstract
[po, Mar 13 2005]


       and how do you inflate it exactly?
jonthegeologist, Mar 12 2005

       I guess it would have a little spout on the side of one of the arms of the trefoil. This would just be a kid's balloon, not for strength.
JesusHChrist, Mar 12 2005

       carnival: [Italian carnevale, from Old Italian carnelevare, Shrovetide : carne, meat (from Latin carÿ, carn-) + levare, to remove (from Latin levÇre, to raise).]   

JesusHChrist, Mar 12 2005

       How are you going to make it? <edit>I like the idea though</edit>
scubadooper, Mar 12 2005

       1. Cut both ends off a cylandrical balloon.   

       2. Tie cylander in a loose knot (the trefoil).   

       3. Tie ends of cylander together leaving a valve in one end.   

       4. Blow up balloon making sure valve is on the inside of the trefoil.   

       5. Tie string to valve.   

       6. Walk around carny with lost look on your face as if you can't figure out how you got a simple thing like a balloon tied in a knot.
JesusHChrist, Mar 12 2005


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