Monthly Archives: October 2014

#44 – Off to a Slow Start

I’ve been debating how to best use the “Vanna’s Choice” that yarn fairy, Lisa, sent me. While the idea of making an ‘All-Vanna’ blanket did occur to me, I vetoed that as a flagrant waste of this rare commodity! To … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

While considering which cotton yarn I would use for my next washcloth, I remembered the partial cone and skein of variegated cottons in this old photo of a tag sale haul, which I reused in an earlier washcloth post. The … Continue reading

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My First Lesson

I certainly don’t have much to show in the way of results after my first afternoon of ‘hooking’! lol. But through that little sample I learned how to coordinate loading a wool strip on the tip of the hook, which … Continue reading

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#43 – Inspired by. . .

this sweater. Fall’s beautiful colors, whether found on a tree-covered hillside or in chaotically scattered leaves on a sidewalk, usually are splashed one against another. But in the sweater above, as in my matching ripple below, they’re carefully spaced in … Continue reading

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Ripple #42 – Inspired by. . .

a stack of towels. I really like the combination of colors in this photo that I cut from an old L.L. Bean catalog. Five plush bath towels in Blue Periwinkle, White, Collegiate Blue, Soft Teal and Dark Cranberry, My similar-looking … Continue reading

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Service Announcement – CT Yarn Shop Closing

I’ve never been to this store, so I’m just passing on this announcement that was first posted over in Ravelry. If you live in Connecticut, Rhode Island or eastern Massachusetts this could make for a fun day out – enjoy … Continue reading

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#41 – More Little Grey Stripes

Remembering how much I liked the contrast of the narrow grey stripes in this June’s “Dawn on a Rainy Day”, I thought I’d give them a second try. As is often the case when I use several partial skeins, the … Continue reading

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