Monthly Archives: August 2014

Surprise!!

Funny, I was here, yet, I didn’t hear the postman – Usually there’s a loud THUD whenever he drops a box on our front porch or I hear the truck pull in if he leaves something by the garage. – … Continue reading

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#35 – Stay Calm; Acrylic Never Dies

I usually use variegated yarns very sparingly, as an accent, but because of an overabundance of RHSS’s pretty ‘Aspen Print’, I went a little CrAzY and put sixteen rows in this week’s ripple. Calm Even so, I have four more … Continue reading

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Color Me Stunned

About a week ago I received a message in Ravelry from Lisa of Tennessee, aka lanale, of ‘Coastal Craze’ fame. She wanted to give me some yarn for charity blankets and wondered whether I had any color preferences. Like always, … Continue reading

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#34 – Another Rainy Ripple

Unintentionally, we’ve continued the Rain Theme with A Dark and Stormy Night DH would rather I called it “Black Eye”! groan – such a sense of humor. Single-row stripes of black and light grey lie between two row-stripes of dark … Continue reading

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#33 – One Last Scrap Ripple

I made the fifth and last of this spring and summer’s scrap series out of the pastel scraps that were left when I finished the fourth one. plus black, grey and white scraps. ‘Reading’ from right to left you can … Continue reading

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Christmas in August

“Oh, the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh. . .” A horse and sleigh may not sound all that dependable for long distance mail delivery but then again, unlike the last yarn box, this one actually arrived a … Continue reading

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Good News / Sad News

First the Good News. . . The yarn fairies have been busy! I found yet another bag of yarn waiting for me in the donation box where I leave my ripples. Inside was about two pounds of acrylic yarn including. … Continue reading

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