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2013 #3 – Aquarium – A Mirrored Ripple

Aquarium is a scrappy Wriggly Ripple (my free pattern, here). I used nine different yarns, some in as few as four rows! Notice the somewhat sparkly blue row on the left? That’s Berroco Candy FX, in color #8758, a teal … Continue reading

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99 Cent Sale

It’s been years since there’s been a 99¢ sale at our local Salvation Army thrift store, but we recently happened to visit a Sal’s a couple of towns away when they were having one. Anything with a blue tag would … Continue reading

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Reviving the Thrifty Granny Project

I kind of forgot about this afghan having stowed the poor thing in a box on a shelf high overhead. Out of sight, out of mind, I suppose. I shared this progress shot, with only three lengthwise joins and the … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #32 – Rainbow Rhythm

I wanted to make a fairly simple bold ripple that would effectively show off this pretty rainbow yarn. I think I succeeded! 11,554 stitches – 1,106,638 donated since Jan. 2011 Did you notice how the rainbow stripes vary in width … Continue reading

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An Exception

Whenever I visit a thrift store I always look for afghans because I never know when I’ll find a really nice one with a really nice price. If I find one that’s smaller than I like, I can enlarge it … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #30 – A Summer Bouquet

This scrap Wriggly Ripple (free pattern, here) is my attempt to capture the look of a casual cottage garden. Neither requires a carefully laid out plan, instead relying on a joyous mix of many colors, seventeen in this case. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Week #27 – Ripplin’ in the Wind

In the United States we celebrate Flag Day on June 14th, a fine excuse to display our national colors in a ripple… 12,370 Crochet Stitches – 1,046,819 Donated Since Jan. 2011 while using up an entire skein of red, white … Continue reading

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