Clapotis is done as I had hoped. Apparently diligence and project monogamy works.
I met my target of having only the smallest amount left over, about 10 inches. It was rather thrilling.
But when I took photos...
It seems that when you just do what you are sure the pattern says to do, and only skim the pattern for confirmation of your belief, but don't actually read the pattern, you get two different ends.
Back to the drawing board.