Monthly Archives: June 2015

Here We Go Again!

Yet another box has been left on our porch and, once again, it came from a yarn fairy. How Wonderful is THAT?!? Lucky me, Sandi of MD doesn’t have anymore room for storing charity stash and her group doesn’t use any … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Ripple – #25

RHSS ‘Amethyst’ and ‘Shocking Pink’ from Lisa of TN, a little white and partial skeins of various light pinks. . . Colors of Clematis Sorry so short-winded. My computer keyboard has been acting up. So frustrating!! Have  you ever had to … Continue reading

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And No Longer Just Burgundy and White

How the blanket/shawl? looked when I found it at Sal’s. . . With Emily’s help, I added navy strips on both long sides. Used the entire over-sized skein of RHSS Soft Navy I recently got at Savers! Then added one … Continue reading

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No Longer Plain Pink

Ready to add a border to that solid PINK blanket I found at Sal’s a few weeks ago, I went shopping among the many variegated yarns Karen of MA sent me. I found a pretty pink/mocha/cream combination, . . . … Continue reading

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First Books, then Tags

We always plan to arrive early for our favorite library book sale so we will be near the front of the waiting crowd. – Because of a rainy forecast this year’s sale was held in the underground parking area of … Continue reading

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Ripple #24 of 2015. . .

features a Purl Essence variegated called ‘Sincerely Multi RedGoldNavyGrey’. It originally sold for $4.99, but last fall I found it on clearance for just 99¢ per five-ounce skein, the kind of price I’d expect at a thrift store, not JoAnns! … Continue reading

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A Bounty of Blankets

It had been a looong time since I’ve seen a nice-looking yet reasonably priced crocheted or knitted blanket at a thrift store. Then, a couple of weeks ago, I snagged TWO on the same day! Not only that, I paid … Continue reading

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