Monthly Archives: May 2015

Granny Kit #2

Remember the pink and white granny squares that Karen of MA made? – two strips, each with seven squares, and ten loose squares. I briefly considered using a 7 x 11 layout until I realized that would mean making fifty-three … Continue reading

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#20 – Inspired by. . .

Manel’s “Pastels”. I fell in love with the colors when I came across it in Ravelry months ago. Checking my stash recently, I was delighted to find that I had enough yarns of similar colors to make a ripple version. … Continue reading

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From Stash

22,000 other Ravelers have already knit a Clapotis, a free shawl/scarf pattern published in 2004. I guess this means I’m a little behind the fashion curve, but that’s nothing new. lol. There are now many versions to choose from, including … Continue reading

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At Last. . .

the 2015 Tag Sale Season has begun! I got twenty-four ounces of ‘Baby Yellow’ Caron Sayelle, some knitted up, some in skeins, for just $2.00 – the equivalent of 58¢ per 7-ounce skein. YAY!! Some of my other finds are … Continue reading

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Ripple #19 of 2015 – To Satisfy My Sweet Tooth

Can you ever have too much cotton candy? I think not. I went with a simpler design using only three colors this time. Cotton Candy II and the original. . .

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An Ideal Finish

It turns out that RHSS ‘Soft White’ is a very close match to the white in Karen’s granny squares. Luckily, I had most of a skein in stash, more than enough to start on a simple border with one round … Continue reading

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Ripple #18 – A 70’s Flashback

This is where the remainder of the RHSS “Coral” from yarn fairy Lisa of TN has gone. – Just two weeks ago I used a bunch of it in ‘Clown Fishy’. – I also included an anonymous brown, a vintage … Continue reading

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Coming Along

I began with 59 five-round granny squares, a gift from Karen of MA. Thought that I would use 54 of them in a 6 x 9 lay-out. But, after trying to arrange them into some kind of a pattern, I … Continue reading

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A Crochet Corner Update

N, who wanted to crochet booties so badly, has gone home – YAY! I’m so happy for her, but sad that I wasn’t able to get the revised pattern to her in time. Ellen said I should hang onto the … Continue reading

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