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Three $3.00 Bags

It’s far from obvious in this photo but, I actually included at least two novelty yarns in each tote’s handwoven panel. Doing this project made me view the two very large baskets of novelty yarns that I stumbled upon in … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Savers stores seem to hold half-off sales about once a month. I showed you one half-off haul on Friday and yet have another ready to show you today. Obviously I’ve fallen seriously behind on showing you my fiber and crafts … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #22 – Parakeets

I wanted to use this interesting novelty yarn, Moda Dea Cheri, in my next ripple. Although my rule of three rows per ounce works well for most acrylic yarns, like Red Heart Super Saver, it’s not always reliable for novelties … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #49 – A Pink Zebra, or Pink Poodle, Perhaps?

This is the second ripple I’ve crocheted with Red Heart Super Saver’s “Zebra” yarn. Containing only single-row stripes of Zebra, it has a completely different feeling than the boldly striped Red Zebra. 11,418 crochet stitches  – 591,636  donated so far this … Continue reading

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