Tag Archives: variegated yarn

#22 – This Week’s Ripple

These colors remind DH of the dark wood and fabrics of Victorian home furnishings. The yarns are RHSS ‘Cafe Latte’, ‘Burgundy and ‘Painted Desert’, plus a small ball of cream that has a delicate peach cast and an unknown brown. … Continue reading

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#21 – Shifting into Neutrals

Last week’s ripple began with one of the many variegated yarns that Karen of MA sent in February. I’m talking about the rust/gold/grey one, all the way at the top of that ‘pile’ of yarn. I found out that it … 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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No Wonder!

It turns out that the Christmas blanket/rug was crocheted with double and, sometimes, even triple strands of sportweight yarn. No wonder it was so Dense!! With DH’s help I now have plenty of red/green/white variegated yardage, some with a fine … Continue reading

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#18 – Rugby Scrum

I designed this ripple around yet another of the many pretty variegated yarns that my friend, Anastacia, gave me. I don’t think I’ve ever seen this one before, but maybe one of you recognize it? I put RHSS ‘Buff’, ‘Soft … Continue reading

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2013 Ripple #15 – Golden Juniper

I am lazy. lol. I once again used the name of an interesting variegated colorway, this time ‘Golden Juniper’, instead of coming up with a ripple name of my own. It’s from a discontinued yarn line, ‘Caron Perfect Match’. I … Continue reading

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A Friendly Yarn Tip

A fiber friend tipped me off recently that my local Savers store had just put out a Very Large donation of yarn. She assured me that, although she’d gone home with quite a pile, there was still plenty left for … Continue reading

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