Last night at knitting group, one of our members brought two huge bags of yarn she was destashing. I told her I had a friend who would love it and brought it home with me. I’m pretty sure my friend doesn’t have a ball winder and lot of the yarn was from abandoned […]
I’m at another Get The Craft Out this weekend and working on a basket. It’s made out of recycled magazines and not quite as easy as I thought it would be.
I brought a few knitting and crochet projects that I haven’t even gotten out yet. Hoping I get a little […]
The city library’s book sale was this week (and still going on if you’re local) and I exercised great restraint. I limited myself to two hours and $20 and spent less than that in both time and money. Even more surprising: I didn’t buy anything for myself. Since downsizing my personal collection and getting an […]
On the way to school: “Mom, my legs are cold.”
On the way home from school: “Mom, my legs are hot.”
I have a theory. Sometime, way back when, a child uttered those phrases over and over in a whiny voice, until her mother couldn’t take it anymore. The mother grabbed […]
I had 30 minutes to kill the other day, so I ducked into a thrift store for a little window shopping. Guess what I found! A sweater exactly like this one.
My lap afghan just doubled in size!
Have you found any thrifty surprises lately?
I wanted to make some tiny crochet flowers last week, and figured I could just add a petal to my four leaf clover pattern. Five petals were too bulky, however, and they looked crowded. I reworked the petal a little bit and came up with these cuties. Happy Spring and enjoy the pattern!