Monthly Archives: June 2013

Like an Amusement Park. . .

for Weavers!, the Hands on Weaving Demonstration, hosted by The Handweavers’ Guild of Connecticut was a wonderful way for us to spend a Saturday. Guild members demonstrated about twenty different types of weaving, most of which visitors were welcome to … Continue reading

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What’s Been Goin’ On

I’m sure you’ve noticed that I haven’t been posting as often as usual. It’s all because I innocently decided to get rid of our corner china cupboard. Let me explain. I’d been thinking about how infrequently we use our ‘good’ … Continue reading

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Ripple #25 – Yippee! – Six More Ounces of “Pale Yellow” – Gone

Never wanting to make two ripples exactly alike, I needed to make some kind of change in the color-combination of Ripple #24. So instead of again using ‘Powder Yellow’, variegated and baby blue. . . I switched to ‘Powder Yellow’, … Continue reading

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Another Re-Finished Granny

It’s been so long I can’t remember when I last re-finished an afghan! Turns out I did ‘Little Boy Blue’ way back in October. . . of 2011!! lol. It’s about time I re-finish another, don’t you think?!? Especially since … Continue reading

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Ripple #24 – Rainbow Brite

I figured being able to play with three ounces each of pretty rainbow variegated and bright rose would help me use up another six ounces of that yellow yarn in last week’s baby ripple, Red Heart Soft Baby, ‘Powder Yellow’. … Continue reading

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Ripple #23 – Baby Yellow Buttercups

My dear husband wanted to call this Round Baby Ripple ‘Buttercups’ even though buttercups are actually a Very Bright YELLOW, so I tacked on the words ‘Baby Yellow’. I figure a plant hybridizer somewhere in the world must have come … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Savers stores seem to hold half-off sales about once a month. I showed you one half-off haul on Friday and yet have another ready to show you today. Obviously I’ve fallen seriously behind on showing you my fiber and crafts … Continue reading

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2013’s 22nd Ripple – Waterlilies

I’ve been looking forward to working with Bernat Softee Baby again, having enjoyed it so much while making ‘Cloud Cover’, my first Round Baby Ripple. For this one, my fourth, I combined two 5-ounce skeins of ‘Pale Blue’ Softee with … Continue reading

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