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Beginning of #37 – Starbright?

Starbright is the name of the Red Heart Classic variegated yarn that was this afghan’s starting point. Introducing “Starbright”~ I chose one yarn to represent each of the colors within the variegated yarn, plus white. The choice of a peach/coral … Continue reading

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Beginning of #34 – French Country

At first glance you may think I made a mistake in the green stripes at the very beginning of this new ripple. After all, there are four rows of green, two before and two after the one row of variegated, … Continue reading

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Beginning of #32 – Inspired by Poppies!

The wonderful idea of making a ripple reminiscent of orient poppies sent me to the attic for a thorough dig in my scrap ball box! I re-emerged with this lovely variety of red and orange yarns. The black represents the … Continue reading

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Beginning of #30 – Cool Lime-Mint

I’m trying something new on this ripple, crocheting with two strands of baby yarn. Sometimes I’ll use two strands of the same color of baby yarn, and sometimes I’ll combine one strand each of two different colors. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Beginning of #26 – Inspired by a Bath Mat

The combination of colors in this bath mat caught my eye, so I cut out the magazine picture and saved it, like I usually do. Here’s my collection of similar clippings from magazines, newspaper ads and catalogs. Most of them … Continue reading

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Beginning of #24 – Trout Stream

After working with so much purple and pink in #22, I needed a big change. It’s time for a boy’s ripple. This one’s got lots of blue (water) with some tan and brown (pebbled stream bed). What’s that wee bit … Continue reading

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Beginning of #22 – A Girly Ripple

I designed a simple four stripe pattern to use available amounts of two purple and two pink yarns. Ripple away…

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Beginning of #20 – A Winter Landscape

There are six colors of yarn in my next ripple: black, charcoal, grey, medium and light blue, and white. (Oops! The first set of grey and charcoal rows is almost hidden by the skeins of yarn. This kind of error … Continue reading

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Beginning of #18 – Mixed Vegetables

I’ve named Ripple of the Week #18 “Mixed Vegetables”, because its colors remind me of carrots, corn and beans! Let’s continue the discussion of how I chose the colors and striping pattern for this particular ripple. Before you actually begin … Continue reading

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Choosing Colors and Stripes for Ripple #18

This post is for those of you who are curious about how I choose the colors and striping for one of my ripple afghans. If that’s not your thing, feel free to quickly scroll down and see the color plan … Continue reading

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