Category Archives: Afghan Edgings and Borders

Another Re-Finished Granny

It’s been so long I can’t remember when I last re-finished an afghan! Turns out I did ‘Little Boy Blue’ way back in October. . . of 2011!! lol. It’s about time I re-finish another, don’t you think?!? Especially since … Continue reading

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Blanket in Need of a Name

HELP!! I’ve called this blanket my ‘Mini-Scrap Granny’ for so long I’m having a hard time coming up with a new name and it deserves a much prettier one, one that could help increase its perceived value at auction. ‘Mini-Scrap … Continue reading

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Finally – The Thrifty Granny’s Ta-Dah!

It’s done, it’s done, it’s DONE! Wa-whoo!! It’s so satisfying to have at last finished turning the cast-off granny squares that I found in a local thrift shop during September 2011 into a Big, Warm and Wonderful Blanket! DH is … Continue reading

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Christmas in Grannies – Ta-Dah!

I’m so HaPpY! with how this one turned out – squeal!! It was definitely worth the extra time it took to “audition” and rip out first the green and then the red and burgundy border. I know I wouldn’t love … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #42 – A Sportweight Ripple

This is the first ripple I’ve crocheted primarily from sport-weight yarns, rather than worsted or a double-strand of fingering-weight. I learned a few things during the process. Sunshine 15,986 stitches – 506,924 stitches donated so far this year I added … Continue reading

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Another Re-finished Afghan

You may remember when I bought two large afghans at thrift stores and then partly unraveled them, leaving me with smaller afghans and piles of yarn for my charity yarn stash. Well, I added a border to the first afghan … Continue reading

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A Re-Finished Afghan

One of the two thrift store afghans I snatched some yarn from is ready to begin its new life. Surf and Turf I’m quite pleased with its new border: I began with a white row in the half-double crochet stitch. … Continue reading

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Granny’s Border – in Progress

After much consideration of yarn colors and amounts, I finally started working on the granny’s border! The darker aqua squares which frame the blanket are slighter larger than the inner squares of light aqua, because the darker aqua yarn is … Continue reading

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