Category Archives: Ripple Afghans of 2012

2012 #56 – Kris Kringle’s Ripple

Here it is, #56, the fourth and last Christmas ripple for 2012, another happy mix of red, greens and white. I wanted to squeeze every bit of goodness out of my four little skeins of the ‘Christmas’ variegated yarn, a … Continue reading

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Ripple #55 – SPI-der Man!!

At the end of Friday’s Spidey Blanket update I was about to run out of Royal blue yarn and head to Joanns for more. Once I crocheted that laaast blue double-crochet round, I could add the spider web’s black chain … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #54 – Christmas Garlands

. . .and strings of popcorn. According to DH, blinking Christmas lights too! Yarns used: Red Heart Super Saver Cherry Red, Paddy Green and Aran. It’s fun to see how different these three Christmas Eyelet Ripples look, even though they … Continue reading

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A Spider’s Web – in Progress

I’ve been working fast and furious on Dylan’s Spiderman blanket. The Superhero Dreamcatcher Afghan pattern is very easy and I’m thrilled with how perfectly flat this round ripple is! Just a few more rounds of blue and I’ll be ready … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple of the Week #53

Oh, it’s “A Holly Jolly Christmas!”, the second in this year’s Christmas series, another Eyelet Ripple. My yarn choices this time were:                                                                                                        two reds – Red Heart Super Saver Cherry Red and Lion Brand FUN Red, two … Continue reading

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2102 #52 – An Old-Fashioned Christmas

Used up twenty-eight ounces of yarn scraps, including six slightly different reds, two whites and a small amount of an unknown dark green. It’s always fun trying to match ‘whites’, isn’t it? A close-up doesn’t lie; I did a Great … Continue reading

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2012 #51 – Iris Garden – An Eyelet Ripple

Since I had plenty of yarn for this blanket, forty ounces, I decided, after swatching, – yes, I was a good girl and I crocheted a swatch!, unusual for me when making a blanket – to make a generous beginning … Continue reading

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Climbing Jacob’s Ladders and the Aftermath

My funny-looking ripple eventually grew to its full length of 86 rows, or about 56 inches. I consulted Heather Tucker’s Jacob’s Ladder Ripple pattern before attempting the next step – ‘climbing’ the ten-stitch chain sections. Heather’s directions are clear, yet … 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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#49 – Ta-Dah! – an Express V-Stitch Ripple

In the United States, today is Veterans Day. In honor of all the veterans of our armed forces, I’m calling my first v-stitch afghan, ‘V is for Victory!’ As I expected, I loooove this blanket! The v-stitches give it more … Continue reading

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