Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 Ripple of the Week #11

Reviewing 2011’s ripples, my attention was grabbed by the Bold stripes in Ripple #39, Peonies! I crocheted them in three shades from dark burgundy to rose and the single-row stripes are a fourth, pale pink. I repeated some of #39’s … Continue reading

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Mitts – A Pair and a Spare

Knitting the charcoal mitt to replace DH’s missing one went so quickly and smoothly, I immediately cast-on to knit a second replacement! I thought if ever another mitt should escape, DH wouldn’t have to run around with one cold hand … Continue reading

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Boxes and Baskets

I really like the mixture of storage boxes and baskets that I’ve assembled in my craft room! Here’s a quick tour… On top of the wall of yarn: On top of the pie safe: A decorative box that was once … 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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A Lonely Mitt

Do you recognize this charcoal mitt? I knitted it for DH back in December. Sadly, its partner has gone missing. It’s probably laying, forlorn, in a parking lot somewhere in New England, having dropped from of DH’s coat pocket when … Continue reading

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Hot Pink Socks, Thanks to Wilton

You may remember reading this December blog post, where I talked about finding two pairs of 99¢ hand-knit wool socks. These are now all of $2.36 socks, thanks to the one-ounce container of Wilton’s ‘Rose’ icing color I bought for … Continue reading

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Little Ripple of the Week #9 – His Favorite Colors

I wasn’t going to show you this, the last little ripple in my stash, because it’s such a dreary color combination, especially for this time of year. But then I thought about how it seemed rather dishonest not to share … Continue reading

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