Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Lace Shawlette

I’m so excited to show you my Morpho shawlette, just off the hook with ends still dangling! I looove its slightly ruffled two-row border, which I think is far better looking than the “nice, simple scalloped edging” advertised in the … Continue reading

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Blanket in Need of a Name

HELP!! I’ve called this blanket my ‘Mini-Scrap Granny’ for so long I’m having a hard time coming up with a new name and it deserves a much prettier one, one that could help increase its perceived value at auction. ‘Mini-Scrap … Continue reading

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2013 Ripple of Week #12 – Plum Pudding

‘Plum Pudding’ is the name of this RHSS variegated yarn, which one of my beloved yarn fairies recently contributed to my charity stash. Luckily I have plenty of different pink and purple solids that I can combine with it, so … Continue reading

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Springtime in New England

Regardless of what the calendar says – first day of Spring, Wed. March 20 – I was really beginning to wonder when, or if, Spring was going to get here! lol. But then on Monday morning I spied these brave … Continue reading

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The Entire Easter Crayon Collection

Knowing I was going to make Easter egg crayons this year, I wanted to find some other Easter and springtime molds. Still I bought only one Wilton “Dancing Daisy Flower” Lollipop Mold last fall. Before I could make any daisy … Continue reading

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Ripple #11 – Summer Skies

This color combination reminds me of the wide open skies that I grew up with in the mid-west. I remember watching puffy white clouds sail from one horizon to the other on hot breezy summer days. What a lovely visual … Continue reading

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New! – Easter Egg Crayons

I’ve recycled crayons for a couple of years. – click on ‘Recycling Crayons’ under ‘Categories’ over on the right to read about my earlier adventures – Although I already make crayons for summer sand pails, Halloween gift bags and Christmas … Continue reading

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A Friendly Yarn Tip

A fiber friend tipped me off recently that my local Savers store had just put out a Very Large donation of yarn. She assured me that, although she’d gone home with quite a pile, there was still plenty left for … Continue reading

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#10 – Solar Flares

Wow!! Bright!! I hope this week’s ripple doesn’t do any permanent harm to our retinas! lol. Yup, those are my toes. As usual I’m standing on top of a sturdy wooden chair while I hold my camera high overhead trying … Continue reading

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I’m Crocheting Lace!?!

Last spring I promised to crochet a shawl for a mission fundraiser to be held this spring. I guess it’s time that I get crochetin’ if I’m going to finish one before the April 8th deadline! I’ve chosen to make … Continue reading

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