Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Broken Record

I recently headed to Jo-Ann’s with eight coupons, mostly 50% off regular-priced items, plus a few 40s and one 60. I got all this RHSS at an average cost of $1.92 per 7-ounce skein. Woo-Hoo! As you can tell, my … Continue reading

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#39 – Overstocked

An overabundance of both RHSS ‘Light Raspberry’ and various baby yellows triggered this week’s ripple. Simply alternating three-row wide stripes made it brainless. Lemonade, Anyone?

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This Summer in the Crochet Corner

Back in the spring, D started a pale yellow garter stitch dishcloth, her first knitting project in years.  It’s been so long, she couldn’t remember what item she last knit. Knowing that, I think she’s done very, very well! Did … Continue reading

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Within Shopping Distance

DH and I were passing near an ACMoore store so I took the opportunity to look for a second purple yarn to go with the Bernat Camouflage from yarn fairy Ann. There wasn’t anything near the blue violet I was … Continue reading

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Ripple #38 – Inspired by. . .

this ripple, created by Franie-Jay of Australia, I gathered somewhat similar colors from my attic stash. Usually, the various weights of partial skeins and scrap balls lead me to an interesting striping pattern. But this time I happened to have … Continue reading

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The Same, Only Different

In an earlier post, “Changes for the Better”, I talked about the great deals I recently found at my local Salvation Army thrift store: a granny afghan, two one-pound skeins of yarn and some toys – quite a nice little … Continue reading

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Ripple #37 of 2015

All four colors I picked for this week’s ripple are Red Heart: RHSS ‘Shocking Pink’ and ‘Light Periwinkle’, both from Lisa of TN, Red Heart Classic ‘Pink’ from Ann of OK, and RHSS ‘White’. I seldom have equal amounts of … Continue reading

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