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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