Tag Archives: Ripple blanket

Crochet: time for the next challenge

So – at the start of this year I promised myself that I would re-learn to crochet, and more specifically that I would learn how to do a ripple blanket. Which I did, with the expert and brilliant help of … Continue reading

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Ripple blanket no.1 – and more

I tried something new and (I thought) difficult; it turned out to be really really easy.  And such fun to do. Ripple blanket no. 1 now finished, and given away yesterday as a birthday present.  Ripple blanket no. 2 well … Continue reading

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A yarny diversion: this way please!

I’ve hit a temporary diversion – I’ve run out of several colours for the ripple blanket.  My tension must be looser than hers. I’ve been to our local yarn shop but they don’t have most of the colours I need, … Continue reading

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Haven’t you grown!

“Haven’t you grown chucheleh!”, usually accompanied by an uncomfortable squeeze of a cheek (mine).  This was the normal greeting we had as children when meeting one of our collection of great aunts.  We cousins called it The Aunts’ Revenge.  It … Continue reading

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Crochet kit

I like to keep things neat tidy.  Sometimes I even manage it.  And so far I have with my crochet. The ripple blanket has lots of different colours in it (15 to be precise), and I’m following Lucy’s recipe for … Continue reading

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Winter sunshine

Monday was a tough day.  We had some difficult things to get through.  But the sun was shining and the sky was a brilliant blue, so when all the hard stuff was done with I took myself out to my … Continue reading

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Relaxing at the weekend

What a lovely mix of life-enhancing moments – the perfect antidote to a week full of hard work, minor illness, and demanding responsibilities. A walk to a high place with a view, a bench, a flask and a (home baked) … Continue reading

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