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#49 – Ta-Dah! – an Express V-Stitch Ripple

In the United States, today is Veterans Day. In honor of all the veterans of our armed forces, I’m calling my first v-stitch afghan, ‘V is for Victory!’ As I expected, I loooove this blanket! The v-stitches give it more … Continue reading

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2012 #48 – Parrots in the Jungle – A Lap Robe

Why a Lap Robe instead of my usual child’s blanket? Because I haven’t had much experience crocheting ripples out of sport-weight yarns! lol. I don’t intentionally buy sport yarn, but sometimes it’s included in a box of mostly worsted weight … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #28 – Melonberry

Melonberry, Red Heart’s name for this Super Saver variegated yarn, also fits this yummy looking Wriggly Ripple! It’s only the fourth one that I’ve made from my own Wriggly Ripple pattern. I also included Red Heart Super Saver Aran, Medium … Continue reading

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Another Scrappy Ripple of the Week – #16 – Waves

Yet another trip to the yarn scrap box made me realize my next ripple had to be a blue one cuz I had way over two pounds of blue scraps in there! Since a child-sized ripple (35″ x 54″) uses … Continue reading

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Scrimple Ripple of the Week #15

I’m continuing to work out of the overflowing box of little balls of scrap yarn. A couple of weeks ago I shared how I came up with the Scrandom Ripple Plan. I thought you might like to read about the … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #14 – That 70’s Ripple

Remember how ‘stylish’ kitchens looked during the 70’s? I attempted to revive one of the era’s favorite color combinations with a bunch of vintage yarn. Most of it came from thrift stores, but the cream was a small part of … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple of the Week #12 – Clouds at Dawn

I began crocheting Clouds at Dawn with a size I hook (5.5 mm) and two strands of dk and baby yarns. It wasn’t long before I recognized that two strands of the purple dk, Bernat’s Softee Baby, (part of this … Continue reading

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A Scrappy Ripple of the Week #10 – Princess

Finding balls of both pink and purple novelty yarns in my charity stash inspired me to make this scrappy ripple. I used about eighteen different yarns, mostly from scrap balls, lining up a few colors at a time in the … Continue reading

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Ripple #50 – Cinnamon Candy Cane

I’m having fun planning and crocheting candy cane ripples. I googled “candy cane flavors” and found inspiration for a couple dozen! This one’s fairly simple. I used three reds, (Red Heart Super Saver Cherry, RHSS Hot Red and red scrap … Continue reading

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Zebra Ripple Decisions and Beginning #47

My zebra yarn has been completely silent since its last blog appearance. I’m glad it has given my mind some quiet time to make logical color choices! With only ten ounces of “Zebra” to split between two blankets, I realized … Continue reading

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