Monthly Archives: September 2012


I found this bobblicious crocheted sweater at Sal’s (Salvation Army thrift store). It was only $3.00 (at half-price)… for three pounds of acrylic yarn, including several mini scrap balls for my mini-scrap granny. It will be fun to see how … Continue reading

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My apologies to those of you who have already read this post. It ‘unexpectedly’, haha, went live for a few hours last Friday morning. Guess I hit the wrong button. :S I ran into ACMoore the other day with a … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #42 – Mermaid

It’s a treat to design a ripple around such a richly colored variegated yarn as Caron’s Rainbow Dreams in the Jet Stream colorway. The other yarns I used are RHSS Real Teal, Tea Leaf and some anonymous white, plus a … Continue reading

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In the Berry Patch

I want you to know that sometimes I do something other than play with yarn. Sometimes. . . I pick berries. Lots of them! Since we’re well past the peak of the blackberry season, the majority of the berries are … Continue reading

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Some Light Mushrooms

I’m making slooooow progress on my light mushroom granny squares (just the first column on the left). For some reason crocheting one cream square after another has quickly lost its charm. . . yawn. Can you say ‘tedious’? If only … Continue reading

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2012 #41 – Rugby Ripple

My striping plan for Rugby Ripple was so simple, I quickly and confidently crocheted row after row, stripe after stripe, completely unaware. . . of the suspense and drama to come in Rugby’s last eight rows. I finished crocheting the … Continue reading

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‘Date Night’ Starts at Savers

While DH shopped for running shorts and pants – Savers gives a 20% Sr. discount on Tuesdays, yay – I went looking for yarn. There were no good yarn deals to be found in Savers craft supply area, but I … Continue reading

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