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#30 – An Ombre Ripple

This is the first project I’ve made using Bernat Satin, a lovely yarn with a very smooth finish and soft sheen. Nice! Melissa of GA gave me several skeins last winter. – Thanks again, Melissa! I really enjoyed getting acquainted … Continue reading

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And THIS Week’s – #26

I’m so glad that it took me a few days to finish writing a post about this one, – thanks to my laptop’s sometimes disabled keys – cuz I really wasn’t crazy for it right when I finished the crocheting. … Continue reading

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Ripple #24 of 2015. . .

features a Purl Essence variegated called ‘Sincerely Multi RedGoldNavyGrey’. It originally sold for $4.99, but last fall I found it on clearance for just 99¢ per five-ounce skein, the kind of price I’d expect at a thrift store, not JoAnns! … Continue reading

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#22 – This Week’s Ripple

These colors remind DH of the dark wood and fabrics of Victorian home furnishings. The yarns are RHSS ‘Cafe Latte’, ‘Burgundy and ‘Painted Desert’, plus a small ball of cream that has a delicate peach cast and an unknown brown. … Continue reading

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#21 – Shifting into Neutrals

Last week’s ripple began with one of the many variegated yarns that Karen of MA sent in February. I’m talking about the rust/gold/grey one, all the way at the top of that ‘pile’ of yarn. I found out that it … Continue reading

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Granny Kit #2

Remember the pink and white granny squares that Karen of MA made? – two strips, each with seven squares, and ten loose squares. I briefly considered using a 7 x 11 layout until I realized that would mean making fifty-three … Continue reading

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An Ideal Finish

It turns out that RHSS ‘Soft White’ is a very close match to the white in Karen’s granny squares. Luckily, I had most of a skein in stash, more than enough to start on a simple border with one round … Continue reading

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