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Feeling Inspired. . .

-by this tank top. I have yarns that closely resemble the tank’s colors, but rather than try to duplicate the top’s stripes I’m going to let my new design assistant, Biscuits and Jam’s Weighted Stripe Generator, suggest a striping pattern. … Continue reading

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Midway Adjustments

Here’s Version One of the striping plan I wrote for the Blue and Orange Ripple (badly in need of a ‘real’ name – help!). After a while I’d made so many changes I decided I should start fresh. What a … Continue reading

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Planning a Scrandom Ripple

My goal for French Country Sept (seven) is to use up these scraps, the partial skeins and small balls of yarn I have left from making French Countries One through Six. I’m also including some RHSS Light Raspberry I unraveled … Continue reading

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A Wintergreen Candy Cane Ripple – in Progress

Sometimes I want to start crocheting a new ripple with only a few minutes spent planning. The fewer yarns involved, the easier it is to figure out a striping design, so I chose just three to represent the wintergreen flavor, … Continue reading

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Ripple #45 – French Country Quatre

I’ve made use of my great wealth of “Light Celery” by making it the main color in this ripple. Wow, what a difference the four little rows of a darker olive-green make! There are also just five rows of pink … Continue reading

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Zebra Ripple Decisions and Beginning #47

My zebra yarn has been completely silent since its last blog appearance. I’m glad it has given my mind some quiet time to make logical color choices! With only ten ounces of “Zebra” to split between two blankets, I realized … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #44 – Rhubarb

I want to show you another ripple in my blanket stash. I crocheted it early this summer during rhubarb season. It was so much fun to make and I love the way it turned out!! Instead of planning every stripe … Continue reading

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