Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scrap Ripple of the Week #16 – Corduroy Colors

I picked out the richest colors of yarn from those still remaining in my scrap box. There were at least twenty-four! and I thought they would look great mixed together with a light neutral color. After trying out a few … Continue reading

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Following a Crochet Whim

I’ve been thinking about crocheting a particular decorative throw for us. I’ve been thinking about it for so long, I can almost see it… casually thrown over the back of the solid-colored easy chair we’ll buy once our library/office is … 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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A Noro Sweater Turned Vest

When I was digging through all my wool yarns and sweaters, preparing for the move into my new craft room, I rediscovered a zippered cardigan that I bought at Sal’s for $1.99 sometime B.B. (Before Blog). I think it’s the … Continue reading

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Pretty Pineapples

I did not crochet this afghan, I simply recognized it as a great deal when I found it, in  pristine condition, at Savers. After my ‘senior’ discount, it was only $2.39! I’m donating this simple, yet somewhat lacy, baby afghan, … 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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A Scrandom Ripple #13 – French Country Sept (Seven)

I blindly followed the Scrandom Ripple Plan that I wrote for French Country Sept, not really knowing how it would turn out. I am so pleased with my results!! 11,554 Stitches – 888,035 Stitches Donated Since Jan. 2011 There are … Continue reading

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