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Ripple of the Week #3 – Mixed Berries Candy Cane

I can only imagine a candy cane with this combination of colors as being exceptionally tasty. A mixture of raspberry, grape, and blueberry flavors sounds so tempting to me! Yummm… 11,554 stitches – 779,628 donated since Jan. 2011 This ripple … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #47 – A Red Zebra

At long last, here is my first zebra ripple! Ta-Dah!! 11,418 stitches – 568,528 stitches donated so far this year A three-row stripe of Red Heart Super Saver’s “Zebra” was wide enough to get across the “zebra feeling” I was … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #46 – Another Sportweight Ripple

This is my second ripple afghan crocheted from sport-weight yarn. The first one, “Sunshine”, was only 31″ wide until I added a border. So, this time, I added yet another double-crochet stitch to every up or downhill run, making them … 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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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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Ripple of the Week #42 – A Sportweight Ripple

This is the first ripple I’ve crocheted primarily from sport-weight yarns, rather than worsted or a double-strand of fingering-weight. I learned a few things during the process. Sunshine 15,986 stitches – 506,924 stitches donated so far this year I added … Continue reading

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Ripple of the Week #41- Oh, Baby Baby

“Oh, Baby Baby” started, as many of my ripples do, with a variegated yarn. This particular variegated is very subtle, not the type that can carry an entire ripple design with only a dozen rows. I rummaged through my charity … Continue reading

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