I wanted relatively simple stripes and colors to best show this ripple pattern’s unique design/texture/technique, whatever you want to call it.
These are the yarns I’ve chosen, listed dark to light: RHSS Claret, Red Heart Plush Wine, medium antique rose, light rose from the Bobbles! sweater and cream. Because this is my second project using the unraveled light rose yarn, this afghan’s official name will be ‘Bobble-less #2’, but I’ll happily consider any other name that you suggest!
I must admit this ripple’s start was not impressive-looking while piled in my lap,
but it got more interesting once I spread it out to see Jacob’s ten-stitch chain ‘ladders’, which I’ll ‘climb’ once I’ve crocheted all but the blanket’s last row.
Intrigued? Check out Heather Tucker’s Jacob’s Ladder Ripple pattern, written for five sizes of afghans! It’s so new, March 2012, there are only a few finished examples in Ravelry so far. Wouldn’t you like to add your Jacob’s Ladder Ripple to this gallery?
I’m making my Jacob’s Ladder Ripple as part of the Ripple Mania CAL being led by Marie Segares, crochet designer and author of the Underground Crafter blog. Thankfully I’m further along than in the photo above, cuz I hope I’ll be among the winners in the prize drawing to be held for all CAL ripples shared between November 21st and the 27th. Wish me luck!