Monthly Archives: June 2012

Holiday Crayons

It’s fun to try out new molds with each batch of crayons that I recycle. This time I had molds for three holidays to pick from: Christmas, Halloween and Easter. Wow, I can make three dozen Easter egg crayons at … Continue reading

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The Neckwarmer Finale

June 2nd (continued) – While I was knitting the blue striped neckwarmer I was over-dyeing the Browns variegated yarn with Wilton’s Burgundy icing color. I was curious how well this vintage yarn would take up the dye because, instead of … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple of the Week #29 – Cool Blues

We had a few days in the 90’s last week. Yikes! Awfully early in the season for those kind of numbers; Wednesday was just the first day of summer! Hoping that crocheting with cool colors would make me feel a … Continue reading

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The Neckwarmer Diaries

May 28th – Finished knitting the Chartreuse striped neckwarmer and started on the Brown and Pink one. Added a red single-ply yarn to its color mix, so it’s going to be brown with bright pink, red, and burgundy stripes. May … Continue reading

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Verneta’s Wriggly Ripple

Let’s start at this ripple’s very beginning, shall we? My dear reader, Verneta, bought this large rectangular crocheted blanket for its yarn, just $5.00 at GoodWill. What a find! By adding a third color, she now has more than enough … 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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An Inconspicuous Blue Bag

I’m so glad that my wooly neckwarmer charity project is over! (except for sharing my project photos and notes with everyone, that is) It’s not that I haven’t enjoyed knitting them. Although I do admit that it wasn’t completely pleasant … Continue reading

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