Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 – Ripple #57

It’s New Year’s Eve and this is the laaaast ripple of 2012. “Auld Lang Syne” Yarns I Used: Red Heart Super Saver Turqua, Warm Brown and White, plus an unknown solid periwinkle and a long color change variegated. Farewell to … Continue reading

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Finally – The Thrifty Granny’s Ta-Dah!

It’s done, it’s done, it’s DONE! Wa-whoo!! It’s so satisfying to have at last finished turning the cast-off granny squares that I found in a local thrift shop during September 2011 into a Big, Warm and Wonderful Blanket! DH is … Continue reading

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Traditionally, the day after Christmas is a huge Shopping Day here in the U.S. I, this year like most, have chosen to instead relax at home. Still I have shopping finds to share with you. . . those that I … Continue reading

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2012 #56 – Kris Kringle’s Ripple

Here it is, #56, the fourth and last Christmas ripple for 2012, another happy mix of red, greens and white. I wanted to squeeze every bit of goodness out of my four little skeins of the ‘Christmas’ variegated yarn, a … Continue reading

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Still Raining – Yarn!

Last week, after I got the Royal blue yarn and Velcro at JoAnns, I went home by way of Savers. It was Tuesday, Senior Discount Day! (20% off) I got six skeins of Red Heart Super Saver yarn for $1.60 … Continue reading

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Cape Day

The deadline for turning in all the gifts for the Adopt-A-Family Christmas project at DH’s workplace was changed from December 17th to the 14th, so last Thursday officially became “Cape Day”! I used this cape template from Jeanine and Amy’s … Continue reading

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Ripple #55 – SPI-der Man!!

At the end of Friday’s Spidey Blanket update I was about to run out of Royal blue yarn and head to Joanns for more. Once I crocheted that laaast blue double-crochet round, I could add the spider web’s black chain … Continue reading

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