Tag Archives: variegated yarns

An Ideal Finish

It turns out that RHSS ‘Soft White’ is a very close match to the white in Karen’s granny squares. Luckily, I had most of a skein in stash, more than enough to start on a simple border with one round … Continue reading

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Coming Along

I began with 59 five-round granny squares, a gift from Karen of MA. Thought that I would use 54 of them in a 6 x 9 lay-out. But, after trying to arrange them into some kind of a pattern, I … Continue reading

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Ripple #10 of 2015

Mixing single and double-row variegated stripes again. Although this ripple only has eleven variegated stripes, they are made up of seventeen variegated rows, enough to use up two partial skeins of very similar pink/blue/white yarns, part of this anonymous donation … Continue reading

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#30 – It’s a Fiesta!

This week’s ripple features ‘Fiesta’, a yarn with a rather challenging mix of colors, that I got in a trade with my sister. After considering what yarns I had in stash, I decided to go with a warm palette: a … Continue reading

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The End of Winter

My local Salvation Army store celebrated the End of Winter with an unannounced sale. With the 50% mark down on all winter clothing and accessories, I was extra thorough as I swept through the racks, yet I found nothing for … Continue reading

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Lunch. . . and More

Anastacia, author of the “AnastaciaKnits” blog, and I had lunch on Friday, having picked a little town that’s kind of mid-way between our homes in Connecticut and Massachusetts. I chose the deep-fried clam strips, which I haven’t had in years … Continue reading

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