Tag Archives: acrylic yarn

Wayward Yarn

Look at what landed on my front porch the other day. That’s right – a large box of disposable diapers. Emily doesn’t seem at all puzzled by this. Frankly, I think she’s in love. No, I don’t have a grandchild … Continue reading

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Mmmm. Sherbet!

Apparently the local charity that delivers my ripples to DCF received an Enormous donation of yarn, because – look at what they gave me last week! An influx of new colors for my charity stash is deeply appreciated. And. . … Continue reading

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Blessed

I was flabbergasted late on Friday to read that my yarn fairy, Sandi of Maryland, was sending me another box of charity yarn! Here’s my post about the last one. The next morning, before I’d had the chance to respond … Continue reading

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Unexpected

My apologies to those of you who have already read this post. It ‘unexpectedly’, haha, went live for a few hours last Friday morning. Guess I hit the wrong button. :S I ran into ACMoore the other day with a … Continue reading

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Just Peachy!

I just got this 32-inch square Peach blanket at Sal’s, the Salvation Army thrift store, for only $1.50 (half-price)! It’s a single crochet ripple, which makes it heavy for such a small blanket, weighing almost one and a half pounds. … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple of the Week #11

Reviewing 2011′s ripples, my attention was grabbed by the Bold stripes in Ripple #39, Peonies! I crocheted them in three shades from dark burgundy to rose and the single-row stripes are a fourth, pale pink. I repeated some of #39′s … Continue reading

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Vintage Yarn

My local charity group continues to supply me with yarn for ripples. Every time I bring home a bagful it feels like Christmas! This time the bag was stuffed with vintage goodies. These pretty spring colors include a skein of … Continue reading

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My “New” Cameras

Jen, one of my dear readers, is so kind and generous, she offered me not just one, but two cameras! She emailed this picture of them to me: Although she assured me that she won’t miss them at all, because … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #6 – French Country Six

As promised, I used lots of Light Celery in this ripple, and yet there’s plenty remaining for another. With careful planning, I’ll finish both the Light Celery and the last couple ounces of French Country variegated in the seventh and … Continue reading

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A Bevy of Blankets

I gathered an incredible number of great blankets from just two recent trips to Savers! This pretty 27″ x 40″ baby blanket was in such great condition, I was able to immediately deliver it to the collection box over at … Continue reading

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