Grape Crush

Growing up I loved anything grape flavored:  lollipops (or suckers, as we called them), grape soda (Grape Crush was the best), popsicles, Kool-Aid.  I even liked the grape flavored cough medicine.  I must have over dosed on artificial grape flavoring and purple coloring over and over again; we had no idea back then that it might not be good for us.  My mom did limit our sugar consumption, so that, at least was a good thing.

Why am I talking about grape?  Well, this yarn that I used to knit Millie’s new sweater dress reminded me so much of all things flavored grape and I didn’t need to consume anything potentially bad for me in the process.  It is a gorgeous purple heather:  hot pink, raspberry, navy blue, and tints of purple make up this most dimensional yarn.  Even though I loved this yarn on its own, when I added the vibrant colors of embroidery this yarn came alive.

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fall for purple 058Millie’e eyes are Glib in slate blue.  In real life they look like they look puple-ish when paired with this dress.  You can find them here.  I cannot say enough about how much I love this wig on Millie.  You can find it here.  Millie wears a 6-7 wig and this one is in pale pale blonde.

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Millie’s short sleeved wool sweater dress nips in at the waist and then has a slight flair to the skirt.  It is shorter in length to look cute paired with tights.  These tights are in a light weight raspberry heather cotton knit; I love it when I find the perfect color  in my stash.

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If you’d like more information on Millie’s “Fall for Purple” sweater dress ensemble, please visit my “Available for Sale” page at

Bye for now!

4 thoughts on “Grape Crush

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hi Catherine and thanks so much. I love purple too. I don’t think that there’s a shade or tint of purple that I don’t like. Glad you liked Millie’s new photos.


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