Monthly Archives: August 2012

Amazing!

Target had an Amazing! Back-to-School Sale on RoseArt colored pencils and crayons! If you bought a box of 12 colored pencils for 49¢… you got a box of 24 crayons for free!! When I found out there was No Limit, … Continue reading

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Planning a Mini-Scrap Granny

I’ve crocheted so many one and two-round granny squares from mini yarn scraps, I’m excited to get started planning a Mini-Scrap Granny! I don’t know exactly how much yarn I’ll need for its background. Since I have five skeins of … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #38 – Surf and Sand

When I was knitting all those wooly neckwarmers back in May I discovered a small unlabeled skein of this pretty blue acrylic mistakenly tucked in my box of charity wools. That prompted me to dig out the remaining blue and … Continue reading

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Purple Baby

Usually I think of solid-colored afghans as a fine source of yarn for my charity stash! lol. And usually I think a 36-inch square afghan needs to be enlarged. But sometimes a solid-colored 36-inch square afghan should be left exactly … Continue reading

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Halloween’s Coming!

When I saw a store already had a display of Halloween decorations up in July, I thought it was simply wrong! Halloween displays shouldn’t come before Back-to-School displays, should they? Still, I was wise enough to take the hint and … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple of the Week #37 – Game Day!

Yowza!! Certainly no one will ever call Game Day boring! lol. 11,554 stitches – 1,166,389 donated since Jan. 2011 I am very pleased with how well-balanced this design turned out, quite remarkable considering its ever-changing stripes! A special thank you … Continue reading

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Many Mushrooms

As often happens when working on a scrap project, I have plenty of some shades and not nearly enough of others, so I’ve pulled some skeins from my stash to fill the largest gaps. The most unusual is Mary Maxim’s … Continue reading

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