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#30 – It’s a Fiesta!

This week’s ripple features ‘Fiesta’, a yarn with a rather challenging mix of colors, that I got in a trade with my sister. After considering what yarns I had in stash, I decided to go with a warm palette: a … Continue reading

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#18 Beguiled by a Top

It’s the same old story – I clipped a photo from a newspaper flyer and tucked it away for future inspiration. Man, oh man, these tiny slips of paper come in handy when my brain’s color-combo generator stalls out! A … Continue reading

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#15 Lucy’s Ripple

Lucy, author of the Attic24 blog, has a wonderful way of creating cheerful combinations of many different colors. I fell in love with this particular combo in one of this February’s posts. I think came close to matching it, more … Continue reading

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Fleece Blanket Tutorial – Part 2

A Simple Two-Round Crochet Edging Generally, I’m going to follow the Project Linus ‘Skip-Stitch Blade Instructions’ for a crochet edging but, since I rounded off the corners on my piece of fleece, I’ll make a couple of small changes. Finding … Continue reading

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# 38 & 39 – Two More for Girls

With so much Pink, I’m pretty sure the first fleece that I edged with crochet went to a foster girl. Then last week I did three fleece blankets for boys. So today I’m evening the score with Crazy Daisies and … Continue reading

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#35 – 37 Three for Boys

It’s time to see how my next three fleece/yarn combos turned out! I think the solid brick-red fleece and RHSS Painted Desert are a Great Match! The piece of mocha fleece that I edged with Red Heart Strata, a discontinued … Continue reading

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2013’s 22nd Ripple – Waterlilies

I’ve been looking forward to working with Bernat Softee Baby again, having enjoyed it so much while making ‘Cloud Cover’, my first Round Baby Ripple. For this one, my fourth, I combined two 5-ounce skeins of ‘Pale Blue’ Softee with … Continue reading

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