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)
[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
I’ve just had a very exhausting but fun week with my granddaughter but I have so many photographs to show you that I need a bit more time so I decided that I will show you something that I completed just before my granddaughter arrived. My sea and sand blanket Here it is folded up… Read More Sea and Sand blanket completed
I have finally finished my Spectrum Granny Ripple blanket after almost a year, just in time for winter! I had expected that it would take me a few more days because I had planned a few more rows for the border but when I had completed the last of the spectrum rows I knew that… Read More My Spectrum Granny Ripple blanket is finished!