Category Archives: Inspiration

Blankie* #1 of 2016

My first ripple of the New Year was inspired by this one, which was made for Project Linus by Diana, known as “iskydive2” in Ravelry. Oops. DH made that photo smaller than usual. As long as he was going to … Continue reading

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Ripple #46 – Inspired by. . .

Ravelry is a fantastic place for discovering wonderful color combinations that I’d never think up on my own! For example, go check out the gorgeous colors of Champsmom’s “Baby Sanders’ Stripe It Rich”. A special thanks to my yarn fairies … 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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Playing with Scraps

As you probably already know, I enjoy finding a use for every last scrap of a yarn. Scrap balls the size of a tennis ball or larger end up in scrappy ripples, while smaller balls go into scrap grannies. As … 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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Ripple #6 – Inspired by. . .

this cute scarf. Not that I couldn’t have made a great-looking ripple anyway, but I thought it pretty cool that, in my stash, I found great matches for all five colors! When my newest ripple was ready for its photo … Continue reading

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#3 – Five Pounds

I’ve been thinking about how I could best use the five skeins of Caron One Pound that Chrissy sent me. Since it’s thicker than RHSS and most of the other yarns in my charity stash, I figured designing a ripple … Continue reading

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