Some time ago I told you how I was using some excess yarn to make a lap blanket to be given to a nusing home. Details found in these posts: https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2019/03/26/a-new-blanket/ https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2019/03/30/a-bit-of-a-rethink/ https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2019/04/08/not-quite-a-yarn-bowl/ Well here it is. it is about 4ft (120cm) long and about 30 inches (75cm) wide. I went round the edge in… Read More Two blankets – one finished and one yet to be started
I suppose it was always my intention, when I realised that there was a third version of my Granny Ripple pattern that I could make, to put them all together. And you can find the new ebook for sale HERE. Yes this is something of an advertisement. I have already sold one copy though I… Read More My Second ebook!
I told you that I have been a bit under the weather lately. Well it suddenly came to me that maybe the amount of yarn I had selected for my latest blanket wasn’t nearly enough! This was for two reasons One (more serious!) I was aiming for a ‘lap blanket’ so I was going to… Read More A Bit of a Rethink!
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!
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 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)