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!
The light hasn’t been good lately so my attempt at a photograph halfway through the making of the main part of the blanket left all the colours looking awful. I had a brief spell of better light a few days ago so I jumped in and took a photograph. And here it is. Just a… Read More Quick blanket update
Actually I finished it a while a go but since it is for the winter it seemed appropriate to delay the reveal till the weather was colder. So here it is finished. And here I am wearing it. It is far from perfect. I found a few mistakes when I came to pick up stitches… Read More I finished my waistcoat! (+ blanket update)
[This is what I might have shared last Monday but it means I have completed much more of the blanket.] Now I’m back from holiday I’ve finally started my winter snuggle blanket, using my granny ripple pattern and sixteen different colours of yarn, as I showed you. Here are the balls for the body of… Read More Another Ripple Blanket