Category Archives: Afghan Patterns

Inspired by A Quilt

I bought this book of quilt patterns, ‘Colorwash Bargello Quilts’ by Beth Ann Williams, – $1.99 at Savers – because the quilt on its cover made me think of a crocheted ripple afghan. Inside I found far more complex Bargello* … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #50 – A Jacob’s Ladder

I’m simply revealing my first Jacob’s Ladder Ripple today, but on Friday I’ll tell you the rest of its story, which will include a photo how-to, this blanket’s ‘before’ pictures and my solutions. Trust me – this blanket did not … Continue reading

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Starting My First Jacob’s Ladder Ripple

I wanted relatively simple stripes and colors to best show this ripple pattern’s unique design/texture/technique, whatever you want to call it. These are the yarns I’ve chosen, listed dark to light: RHSS Claret, Red Heart Plush Wine, medium antique rose, … Continue reading

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The Express V-Stitch Ripple Pattern

In July I wrote a post about the exceptionally nice V-stitch ripple afghan that I bought at a nearby thrift store. One of my dear readers, Mara Thomas, SummerMelody in Ravelry, has amazed me, not only be figuring out that … Continue reading

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The Annotated Wriggly Pattern

Here’s a second version of my Wriggly Ripple pattern, a chatty one with several helpful tips and answers to questions… Finished Size: Approximately 35″ wide and 54″ long when made with 84 rows Yarn Required: Approximately 25 ounces of a … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #30 – A Summer Bouquet

This scrap Wriggly Ripple (free pattern, here) is my attempt to capture the look of a casual cottage garden. Neither requires a carefully laid out plan, instead relying on a joyous mix of many colors, seventeen in this case. Perhaps … Continue reading

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My Wriggly Ripple Pattern

I appreciate your patience with my procrastination. Here, finally, is my pattern for a… Wriggly Ripple Written in U.S. Crochet Terminology Finished Size: Approximately 35″ x 54″, 87 rows Yarn Required: Approximately 25 ounces of a worsted or aran weight … Continue reading

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