Monthly Archives: March 2014

#13 & 14 Two Blue Fleeces

The pre-hemmed plaid blanket came out looking great! I used my usual pattern for its crocheted border. The machine hemming gives the back a more finished look than the rolled raw edge that my blankets usually have. Even so, I … Continue reading

Posted in Fleece Blankets | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Peel and Chop

It’s time once again to make Easter crayons for the younger foster kids’ baskets. All of the crayons I’ve been given to recycle so far this year have been sorted by color, – My thanks go to helpful Girl Scouts … Continue reading

Posted in Recycling Crayons | Tagged | 8 Comments

Extra Easy

I thought that I should make some more fleece blankets for the foster kids –  Good grief, I haven’t done any since #61 & 62 before Christmas! – but sometimes I have a real hard time shifting my mental gears … Continue reading

Posted in Fleece Blankets | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

#12 A Rather Nerdy Ripple

Having worked with a set of subdued sherbets for the last rainbow ripple, I thought that it would be fun to play with more intense colors this time. But, sadly, weighing them, I found I didn’t have nearly enough of … Continue reading

Posted in Ripple Afghans of 2014 | Tagged , , , | 16 Comments

Day Trippin’

Last Wednesday DH took the afternoon off. We had a quick lunch and then headed over to the IKEA south of Boston. Rarely am I without a crochet or knit project when I’m a car passenger, but I didn’t have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

#11 A Green-ish Ripple

Two weeks ago my ‘Blue Jeans Ripple’ featured Red Heart’s ‘Fiesta’ yarn, which contained a little dark green, pink and white with the predominate ‘Light Periwinkle‘. I wanted today’s blanket to highlight another special yarn, RHSS ‘Frosty Green Fleck’, a … Continue reading

Posted in Ripple Afghans of 2014, Yarn Stash | Tagged | 7 Comments

Which End Up

It wasn’t immediately apparent to DH which way he should wear his Birthday Yoga Socks. Hmmm. That fluffy tail conceals DH’s left toes quite well, doesn’t it? Emily! What a silly cat. lol. As usual. . . we simply posed … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting, Socks | Tagged , | 3 Comments