Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ripple of the Week #17 – Blackberry Pie

This ripple, also be known as Plum Pudding III, is the third one I’ve made with the RHSS ‘Plum Pudding’ variegated yarn from my yarn fairy, Sandi. This one’s particularly Red Heart-intensive, as it also has RHSS ‘Dark Orchid’, ‘Petal … Continue reading

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2013 #16 – My First Round Baby Ripple

This was my first time to use SmoothFox’s Beginner’s Round Ripple pattern. Because I was crocheting with sport yarns instead of the recommended worsted weight and because the two yarns I chose were quite different from each other, fluffy white … Continue reading

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Thrifty Mitts

This winter I knit these brown tweed fingerless mitts for DH. They were a quick little project thanks to my favorite mitt ‘pattern’, so simple it hardly qualifies as a pattern. These mitts are just K2P2 ribbed tubes with slits … Continue reading

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Baby Ripples

I was recently asked if I’d mind making a few baby blankets for a local charity. . . of course I don’t mind! This gives me a good reason to dig into the sport-weight charity stash that’s accumulated in our … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Options

You may remember that I emailed photos and descriptions of my ‘Field of Wildflowers’ granny afghan, Morphos shawl, and Ketjusilmukkahuivi scarf/wrap offering them for a Haitian mission’s April 27th fundraiser. Due to a limited amount of silent auction display space, … Continue reading

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Any Excuse is a Good Excuse

The thrift store closest to where we live is, sadly, in the opposite direction from our usual driving routes, so whenever I have excuse reason to go that way I try to allow time for a visit. I’m so glad … Continue reading

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2013 Ripple #15 – Golden Juniper

I am lazy. lol. I once again used the name of an interesting variegated colorway, this time ‘Golden Juniper’, instead of coming up with a ripple name of my own. It’s from a discontinued yarn line, ‘Caron Perfect Match’. I … Continue reading

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