Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ripple of the Week #28

My careful planning certainly paid off this time. This is all the variegated yarn I had left after crocheting this ripple! I love seeing this striping plan repeated in Christmas colors! It came out as great looking as I thought … Continue reading

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Choosing One Market Bag Pattern

I just got this one pound bag of worsted weight cotton at a thrift store; it was only $3.00! It made me think of all the other cotton yarns I’ve gotten recently: the dark blue  from Sal’s, eight balls from … Continue reading

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Yarn and a Bag

I got a phone call that there was a bag of donated yarn being held for me at “the littlest thrift store”. Ooooh, I love a yarn surprise! It’s an interesting mixture of cotton, acrylic, soy and nylon yarns, all … Continue reading

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Granny Needs a Border

The conjoined granny strips are all sewn together and I’ve already started weaving in the yarn ends left after sewing. My granny afghan is very close to being finished! Emily seems very satisfied with it just as it is, but … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #27

I pulled this ripple out of my blanket stash. Although I already photographed it back in the winter… 9,920 stitches – 329,166 stitches donated so far this year I couldn’t resist shooting it again when I noticed how well these … Continue reading

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Beginning of #28 – Christmas in July

When I recently came across this ball of red, green and white variegated yarn in my charity yarn stash, I recognized it as some of the yarn I harvested from The Three and a Half Pound Blanket back in March. … Continue reading

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