Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Garden Report and #31

Everything grows so quickly this time of year! Veggie-wise, the snow pea harvest has passed, but now we’re enjoying fresh green beans. And I just picked the first of what I hope will be many, many tender little yellow squash. … Continue reading

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#30 – It’s a Fiesta!

This week’s ripple features ‘Fiesta’, a yarn with a rather challenging mix of colors, that I got in a trade with my sister. After considering what yarns I had in stash, I decided to go with a warm palette: a … Continue reading

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A New Granny-in-Progress

My two old Grannies-in-Progress, ‘Flower Garden’ and ‘Mushrooms’, and that bag of blue granny squares that I discovered in a thrift shop a while back did absolutely nothing to stop me from starting on a new granny – a mostly … Continue reading

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#29 – Two Yellow Primroses

I wanted to use this sunny yellow yarn in my next ripple. I had eleven ounces in all, including the skein labeled Dawn Sayelle ‘Primrose‘, which I discovered is really quite pale compared to a real primrose. – Stop & … Continue reading

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Replenishing the Ripple Stash

Thanks to the many generous people who have contributed, my stash of acrylics for charity blankets, seen here freshly reorganized in our attic, is extensive. – I am blessed. – But, as large as my stash may be, with plenty … Continue reading

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#28 – An Ombre Ripple

I started with a couple of the yarns from my big sister, 10 oz. of Sayelle ‘Chestnut Sunset’, the variegated and 8 oz. of ‘Chestnut’, a matching solid, then added 4 oz. of Jack Frost ‘Rust’, 3 of RHSS ‘Buff’, … Continue reading

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