Blanket Salvage – Part Three – Success!

I am so pleased; my first attempt to rebuild the beginning chain’s end of a crocheted ripple turned out very well.

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Yes, this was a finicky chore, but it definitely took less time than making a ripple from scratch would have. Doing the photographs and writing the three blog entries about the salvage process actually took longer than the crochet work. lol.

Funny, unless you count each ripple’s stripes, you might not notice any difference between the “After” picture above and this “Before” shot,

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because at that distance you can’t see the stain which caused all the fuss.

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Removing that stain may have taken 21″ in length from the original 52″ x 84″ blanket,

but, the remaining sixty-three inches look GREAT!

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5 Responses to Blanket Salvage – Part Three – Success!

  1. AnnB says:

    All clean and beautiful. I can feel the weight of that single crochet, although in wool it would be even heavier. But in easy care acrylic, someone is going to really love this. Thank you for taking the time to share this project.

    • Wish I’d thought to weigh it! Would have been fun to compare its ounces per square foot to my usual dc ripples.

      You’re welcome. I certainly earned my “unravel/rebuild the beginning of a crochet item” badge with this project! Glad I’ll have these blog posts to refer back to, as a reminder that if I did it once I can do it again.

  2. Kathy says:

    Great job! You’re very creative! Haven’t posted in awhile…due to a Christmas deadline for quite a few crochet blankets in the making….but peeked at all you’ve done…. Lots of nice afghans! Have a Merry Christmas!
    Kathy 🎄

  3. Bettina says:

    bravo! your persistence has definitely been worth it.

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