Tag Archives: Red Heart Super Saver

#53 – Another Christmas Ripple

After the complicated striping of last week’s ripple I went with a quick and easy color repeat this time, perfect for a Christmas charity project. Two rows of RHSS (Red Heart Super Saver) ‘Paddy Green’ followed by one row of … 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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A False Start

I’ve been looking forward to playing with this variegated yarn, RHSS ‘Salsa’, ever since I first laid eyes on it. What an interesting color combination! I didn’t have an orange anywhere near Salsa’s orange and both of my browns are … Continue reading

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2013 Ripple of the Week #8

This week’s color combo was inspired, not by the nuts, that will make sense in a minute, but, by this beginning photo (please scroll down) of Anastacia’s Wriggly Ripple. A quick visit to my charity stash revealed that I didn’t … Continue reading

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2013 Ripple of the Week #1 – Rare Peachy! Tiger

This is the second ripple I’ve made with the peach yarn I harvested from a $1.50 thrift store find. The first was Peach Melba. Peachy! Tiger is rather shocking in comparison. Its wide stripes seem to move about in a … Continue reading

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Still Raining – Yarn!

Last week, after I got the Royal blue yarn and Velcro at JoAnns, I went home by way of Savers. It was Tuesday, Senior Discount Day! (20% off) I got six skeins of Red Heart Super Saver yarn for $1.60 … Continue reading

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2012 #46 – Auntie’s Sofa Afghan, a Wriggly Ripple

It’s been a couple of months since I last made a Wriggly, long enough for me to enjoy rediscovering how simple and fast this ripple pattern is! Once I had counted my way through the beginning chain and first double-crochet … Continue reading

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Unexpected

My apologies to those of you who have already read this post. It ‘unexpectedly’, haha, went live for a few hours last Friday morning. Guess I hit the wrong button. :S I ran into ACMoore the other day with a … Continue reading

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2012 Ripple #42 – Mermaid

It’s a treat to design a ripple around such a richly colored variegated yarn as Caron’s Rainbow Dreams in the Jet Stream colorway. The other yarns I used are RHSS Real Teal, Tea Leaf and some anonymous white, plus a … Continue reading

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2012 #41 – Rugby Ripple

My striping plan for Rugby Ripple was so simple, I quickly and confidently crocheted row after row, stripe after stripe, completely unaware. . . of the suspense and drama to come in Rugby’s last eight rows. I finished crocheting the … Continue reading

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