Monthly Archives: November 2013

#55 – The Fourth Christmas Ripple of 2013

With so much Christmas variegated in my stash, I can be very generous with it! So I used variegated yarn for every third row of this week’s ripple: 2 White / 1 Variegated / 2 Hunter Green / 1 Variegated. … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

I really liked the cute little cellophane goody bags that I used with this year’s Halloween crayons. I had hoped to find something similar marked down after the holiday. And I did – sort of. These Jack o’Lantern Treat Bags … Continue reading

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#54 – Third Christmas Ripple

Such a rich deep red and green! – RHSS ‘Burgundy’ and ‘Hunter Green’ DH says these colors remind him of the older European style of Santa. . . Father Christmas I’m looking forward to the long Thanksgiving weekend. Lots of … Continue reading

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An Anonymous Yarn Fairy

Because I mentioned that I was going to crochet some Christmas blankets for the foster kids, the charity group set aside lots of Christmasy yarns for me when they divvied up a Big Donation of Yarn. Thanks! More Christmas yarn … Continue reading

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Buddies

Recently I got an email from someone – Hi Jen! – who had happened to meet one of my dear readers while donating some things to a cat shelter – That reader’s name is Karen, but which Karen? Hello000??. . … Continue reading

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#53 – Another Christmas Ripple

After the complicated striping of last week’s ripple I went with a quick and easy color repeat this time, perfect for a Christmas charity project. Two rows of RHSS (Red Heart Super Saver) ‘Paddy Green’ followed by one row of … Continue reading

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No Wonder!

It turns out that the Christmas blanket/rug was crocheted with double and, sometimes, even triple strands of sportweight yarn. No wonder it was so Dense!! With DH’s help I now have plenty of red/green/white variegated yardage, some with a fine … Continue reading

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