Having realised, some time after the event, that my ‘Soft Granny Ripple’ (title given by someone other than myself) was actually not the symmetrical design I had been aiming for, which had been a granny version of this sort of ripple. I created what I called my ‘Smooth Granny Ripple’. However realising that the original Granny Ripple was… Read More My Slow Granny Ripple!
Do you know how it is when you get bored? I have been working on my jumper for a while now and it was all fine till it came to the collar. I decided to work on circular needles to save me having to sew a seam. It is going to be a lovely collar… Read More Making improvements and some freebies
I wasn’t sure what to give you today. I have been busy lately but two items are a Christmas present and I am half-way through a jumper and have just started a blanket. I did find some photographs of a recipe I made that I don’t think I have shared so I wondered about that… Read More What do you think?
The pattern used for this blanket is now available on Ravelry – https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/smooth-granny-ripple It was designed as a shoulder or lap blanket for when sitting on my bedroom chair. It took me almost exactly a year to complete but during that time it was put aside quite often as I regarded it as a relaxing in-between… Read More Sea and Sand blanket – Final Details
I showed you the finished body of my ‘sea and sand’ ripple blanket. Then there was the edging to create. When I made the multi-coloured snuggle blanket I just wanted one that would not upstage the body of the blanket and chose one from this book,Using fairly neutral colours. But for my other blankets I… Read More Finished blanket – Choosing an edge
This is all I have for you this morning, I am afraid. Still doing less knitting and crochet than normal but have managed to do the small amount of knitting and crochet to finish the socks for my granddaughter and complete the main body of my Symmetrical Granny Ripple blanket. I am going to add… Read More Socks and a Blanket
I have been working on quite a few odds and ends before and after my holiday, apart from the coasters I showed you recently. I thought that it seemed a shame to waste the place mat I had made just to show it could be done,and I remembered that I had a cushion that could… Read More Recent makes and WIPs
I have finally finished my ‘random’ granny ripple blanket. Here it is. The light here when I had finished it and wanted to take a photograph was absolutely awful but I found that with the bright celing light I now have in the sitting room I managed to get these photographs! and more evenly lit… Read More Granny Ripple Blanket great reveal!
Here is the main body of my latest granny ripple blanket completed. (So hard to get a good photograph this weather.) Keeping to my playing with the colours and trying to have as few sequence repeats as possible while remaining harmonious, I did work towards a certain mirroring for the later part to offset what… Read More Granny Ripple blanket – body complete
Up to now my knitting and crochet posts have mostly been on Mondays with extra posts on Thursday or maybe Saturday as well. Now I am taking part in the Photo Challenge. I will be doing that on Mondays and my craft posts will be on Thursdays. I may do the occasional poetry post which… Read More Another blanket update!