Tag Archives: RHSS

A Broken Record

I recently headed to Jo-Ann’s with eight coupons, mostly 50% off regular-priced items, plus a few 40s and one 60. I got all this RHSS at an average cost of $1.92 per 7-ounce skein. Woo-Hoo! As you can tell, my … Continue reading

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#9 – Indecision

I had a hard time deciding on a striping design for this week’s ripple. As you can see by my scribbled notes, what’s usually a quick rather intuitive process for me just went on. . . and on! Sigh. All … Continue reading

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#8 – A Long Time Coming

I have finally gotten around to using this pretty yarn combo, which I put together last August on the day Lisa’s Big box of yarn arrived. The RHSS ‘Amethyst’ and ‘Real Teal’ that she sent me beautifully match the variegated, … Continue reading

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#35 – Stay Calm; Acrylic Never Dies

I usually use variegated yarns very sparingly, as an accent, but because of an overabundance of RHSS’s pretty ‘Aspen Print’, I went a little CrAzY and put sixteen rows in this week’s ripple. Calm Even so, I have four more … Continue reading

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Color Me Stunned

About a week ago I received a message in Ravelry from Lisa of Tennessee, aka lanale, of ‘Coastal Craze’ fame. She wanted to give me some yarn for charity blankets and wondered whether I had any color preferences. Like always, … Continue reading

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#29 – Two Yellow Primroses

I wanted to use this sunny yellow yarn in my next ripple. I had eleven ounces in all, including the skein labeled Dawn Sayelle ‘Primrose‘, which I discovered is really quite pale compared to a real primrose. – Stop & … Continue reading

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Replenishing the Ripple Stash

Thanks to the many generous people who have contributed, my stash of acrylics for charity blankets, seen here freshly reorganized in our attic, is extensive. – I am blessed. – But, as large as my stash may be, with plenty … Continue reading

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