Category Archives: Design Process

Feeling Inspired. . .

-by this tank top. I have yarns that closely resemble the tank’s colors, but rather than try to duplicate the top’s stripes I’m going to let my new design assistant, Biscuits and Jam’s Weighted Stripe Generator, suggest a striping pattern. … Continue reading

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Fun with Planning Stripes

I’ve known about the amazing Random Stripe Generator for years.  This tool can offer a seemingly endless number of stripe designs for whatever combination of colors you may have gathered. All you need to do is: Simply choose which of … Continue reading

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A False Start

I’ve been looking forward to playing with this variegated yarn, RHSS ‘Salsa’, ever since I first laid eyes on it. What an interesting color combination! I didn’t have an orange anywhere near Salsa’s orange and both of my browns are … Continue reading

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HUGE Progress on Mushrooms!

At long last. . . I have finished crocheting the lighter-colored mushroom squares. YAY! Which means ALL of the mushroom squares, both light and dark, are done. YAY, again! And I have about 235 of ’em, more than enough for … Continue reading

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Planning a Rugby Ripple

You may remember that in my excitement over starting the Game Day! ripple… I ‘stole’ the entire ten ounces of navy yarn I’d originally set aside for a ‘rugby shirt’ ripple. Hoping to find a replacement, I recently delved into the … Continue reading

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Planning a Mini-Scrap Granny

I’ve crocheted so many one and two-round granny squares from mini yarn scraps, I’m excited to get started planning a Mini-Scrap Granny! I don’t know exactly how much yarn I’ll need for its background. Since I have five skeins of … Continue reading

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Midway Adjustments

Here’s Version One of the striping plan I wrote for the Blue and Orange Ripple (badly in need of a ‘real’ name – help!). After a while I’d made so many changes I decided I should start fresh. What a … Continue reading

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