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Ripple #27 – A Tiny Bit of Variegated

I had a just enough of this pretty peach/green/white variegated to eke out four rows in this week’s ripple, . . . Fresh Melons. Along with the variegated I used up several 3 and 4-ounce skeins, some full, some partial. … Continue reading

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At Last. . .

the 2015 Tag Sale Season has begun! I got twenty-four ounces of ‘Baby Yellow’ Caron Sayelle, some knitted up, some in skeins, for just $2.00 – the equivalent of 58¢ per 7-ounce skein. YAY!! Some of my other finds are … Continue reading

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Hooping it up at Savers

In return for donating a bunch of stuff to Savers, I got a coupon for one 30%-off shopping spree. The night DH and I returned to shop, the store was quiet – nothing like during a half-off sale – with … Continue reading

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Blanket Salvage – Part Three – Success!

I am so pleased; my first attempt to rebuild the beginning chain’s end of a crocheted ripple turned out very well. Yes, this was a finicky chore, but it definitely took less time than making a ripple from scratch would … Continue reading

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Hoping to Salvage a Ripple

I found a lovely green-striped blanket at a Savers second-hand store. It’s a Big One, 52″ x 84″, or about four and a half by seven feet. And it’s in beautiful condition too! I had intended to simply pass it … Continue reading

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#23 Inspired by a Nightshirt

Check out this snippet that I cut from an ad for a brightly striped summer nightshirt. I was quite surprised by how many similar colors I had in my charity yarn stash! I didn’t have much of the turquoise so … Continue reading

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Look Ma, No Holes!

Last year I bought DH a beautifully handknit deep red wool scarf at Savers. It looked pristine at the time but shortly after he started wearing it two little holes appeared! I suspect moths munched on it long before it … Continue reading

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