Category Archives: Unraveling

Blanket Salvage – Part Two – Underway

Oh, how scary it was to cut my way across that pretty, but stained, green ripple! – wince – Here’s the stained green yarn and all the wee white tidbits that I threw away. “Good riddance stain!” And here’s the … Continue reading

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More ‘End of Winter’

Winter garments were again half-off at Sal’s and all winter accessories were 99¢! I knew chances were slim that I’d find anything I wanted but figured it wouldn’t take long to have a look. I tried on several pieces, but … Continue reading

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The End of Winter

My local Salvation Army store celebrated the End of Winter with an unannounced sale. With the 50% mark down on all winter clothing and accessories, I was extra thorough as I swept through the racks, yet I found nothing for … Continue reading

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No Wonder!

It turns out that the Christmas blanket/rug was crocheted with double and, sometimes, even triple strands of sportweight yarn. No wonder it was so Dense!! With DH’s help I now have plenty of red/green/white variegated yardage, some with a fine … Continue reading

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Calling All Elves

When I made the Christmas Garland Ripple using my single precious ball of Caron Christmas Glitter, I had no way of knowing that I was soon going to find this at Sal’s: a four-ounce ball of Christmas red yarn with … Continue reading

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2013 Ripple #5

At this point in the winter I think our immune systems can probably use a boost, a little extra. . . Vitamin C These Happy colors make me think of a freshly peeled orange, a slice of lemon, a wedge … Continue reading

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Bobbles!

I found this bobblicious crocheted sweater at Sal’s (Salvation Army thrift store). It was only $3.00 (at half-price)… for three pounds of acrylic yarn, including several mini scrap balls for my mini-scrap granny. It will be fun to see how … Continue reading

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