Monthly Archives: December 2013

#66 – The 13th and Last Christmas Ripple of 2013

It’s pretty obvious that I wanted to use up every last bit of my remaining Red/Green/White variegated yarn in this blanket, isn’t it? ‘Tis the Season I thought I had set a new record for myself with this ripple – … Continue reading

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#65 – The 12th Christmas Ripple

I set aside enough red yarn for next year’s Valentine ripple and then planned a Christmasy striping pattern that would use up the rest of the reds in my charity stash. 4 Red – 1 Vrgtd. – 4 Red, then … Continue reading

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#64 – The 11th Christmas Ripple

It’s always fun to gather a bunch of coordinating yarn scraps, the little bits and bobs that many would toss away, and design an afghan. It feels like you’re about to make Something out of Nothing! There’s a little plain … Continue reading

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#63 – My 10th Christmas Ripple

All of this year’s Christmas ripples have been delivered, but I still have photos to share of the last few. In the tenth I finally got around to using the Red Heart Sparkling white yarn that came in November’s large … Continue reading

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#61 and 62 – From To-Do to Ta-Dah!

Last week it suddenly dawned on me that if I didn’t take the time to dig out any Christmas fleece prints that happened to be in my stash they’d be stuck up in our attic until next Christmas. Here’s what … Continue reading

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#60 – The 9th Christmas Ripple of 2013

I used lots and lots of variegated yarn in this one, 20 rows! – surely that’s the most I’ve ever included in a ripple – in hopes that my 9th would easily be recognized as a Christmas Blanket in spite … Continue reading

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2013’s Christmas Crayons

I made all of this year’s Christmas crayons right after I finished the Halloween batch in October. I used the same two sets of Jello Jiggler molds as last year but added plain round blue and orange crayons that I … Continue reading

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