“Iris” is one of the few ripples remaining from last year’s stash. I photographed it out on the snow bank, just like I did so many others last winter. I was reluctant to show you, because the shot was so dreary. Why, even the fresh snow appeared grey!
9,920 stitches – 350,232 donated so far this year
DH helped me create a new photo for the ripple with our lilac and bridal veil bushes as a backdrop. As goofy as the setup might be, I think it’s to my little blanket’s advantage. (Next time I’ll ask him to wear a green shirt.) With the new photo comes a new name…
This ripple is smaller than usual, only 30″ x 45″. Explaining its small size, I remember the olive-green yarn came on a cone and was finer than I usually use, so I probably used a size F or G hook (3.75 or 4 mm) with it. Also, I crocheted this one before I began modifying the Rustic Ripple pattern by making ten, instead of nine, dc stitches in each uphill or downhill run. I’m going to attach a note recommending it be given to someone as a comfy little lap blanket.
Our charity group hosts a monthly Bingo party at a nearby nursing home. It’s become quite a hit, with as many as forty attendees and the winners choose from several prizes offered. Maybe my little ripple will become someone’s Bingo prize!