Category Archives: Ripple Afghans of 2014

#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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#53 – The Last Blanket of 2014

A color-combo reminiscent of prep school uniforms: navy blazer with golden crested pocket, the mandatory burgundy necktie and a simple white button-down shirt. I combined scraps of three dark blues: two solids and a pretty tweed with tiny flecks of … Continue reading

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#52 – A Christmas Ripple

Every year I make at least one ripple of Red, Green and White for Christmas. I did 13 in 2013, primarily because of a blanket that I got at Sal’s, ($2.99) which provided more than three pounds of this variegated! … Continue reading

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#51 – A Little Ripple

Thank goodness for having some Hot Pink yarn in my stash. Just four single-row stripes of Hot Pink make an incredible difference in how this blanket looks. Can you imagine how bland it would be without them!? PINK!! This one … Continue reading

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#50 – Thanks to a Striped Towel

I really liked the colors in this striped towel, another that I clipped from the old L.L. Bean catalog. But once I started playing around with actual skeins of yarn, I made a few changes, substituting a dark teal for … Continue reading

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Ripple #49

Number Forty-Nine, that means we’re close to the end of another year’s worth of weekly ripples and the fourth year of this blog. Wow. It’s like that old saying – time flies when you’re having fun! lol. I stirred the … Continue reading

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#48 – A Winter Rainbow

Today’s weather, although not cold, is terribly gloomy with not a glimpse of sun or blue sky. Luckily, I’ve created the perfect antidote! I don’t know much about the yarns I chose for this week’s ripple. The yellow is Love … Continue reading

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