Monthly Archives: January 2014


My eyes were instantly drawn to the Brightly Colored! wooden bench sitting at the back of my local Salvation Army thrift store. I anxiously walked toward it, hoping its combination of unique pink coloring and relatively poor condition meant it … Continue reading

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#4 – Inspired by a Polo Shirt

This little photo ad for a polo shirt, that’s been tacked on my bulletin board for several months, suddenly inspired me to run to the attic in search of Bright Pink and Peach acrylic yarns! – That model reminds me … Continue reading

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As Requested

You may remember that I’ve been knitting a striped neckwarmer for DH. He asked that it . . . . be made of non-fuzzy wool yarn that’s soft enough to rub against his face be long and snug enough to … Continue reading

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#3 – A Non-Blue Ripple

Mmmm, Non-Blue and Warm. Last week’s January thaw was nice while it lasted, but this warm ripple will be the perfect antidote for tomorrow night’s expected return to sub-zero temperatures. This ripple is ‘Warm’ not only because it’s a comfy … Continue reading

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A Garden Banner

This is what I made with the aprox. 7″ wide hot pink and turquoise (cotton?) warp that came on my Saori loom. I had a completely different end project in mind as I wove it – I’ll show you what … Continue reading

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#2 – A Cool Ripple

This week’s ripple is another inspired by a color combo I created back in August with skeins from my Yarn Fairy’s then recent gift. I think it’s a great representation of January’s weather. Ha! – “cool”? – How about COLD!!! … Continue reading

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Highlights of 2013

During 2013 I crocheted 66 blankets for children entering foster care. Sixteen of them were pieces of fleece that I bordered with crochet. The others were all ripples. – If you’d like to see the entire group just visit my … Continue reading

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