Thrifted

On saturday I went into an op-shop looking for some knitting needles and came out with several peices of cotton and two sheets in fantastic condition (the blue fabric on the left). It was my lucky day.

Also found: a small cluster of mushrooms.

I made a knitting bag for a friend for her birthday, complete with homespun yarn, needles and the promise of knitting lessons.

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6 Responses to “Thrifted”


  1. 1 nuttnbunny February 25, 2008 at 3:40 am

    Happiest of birthdays! Have the UPS folks found you yet? Apparently they’ve been cavorting around NZ with your package!!!

  2. 2 Louise February 25, 2008 at 10:42 am

    Ha ha, I like the “mushrooms”. What a great idea to offer lessons with the knitting bag, yarn and needles. I must try that idea and see if I can convert my non-crafty friends…

  3. 3 Christina February 25, 2008 at 10:53 am

    I like that black (or blue?) and white cotton in the middle.
    Happy Birthday 😉

  4. 4 Pauline February 26, 2008 at 11:28 am

    Great finds… where is the op shop open on a Saturday? Now that school has started, I can’t haunt my fav spots as they all close at 3.30pm.

  5. 5 mary jane March 21, 2008 at 5:32 am

    I love how the scale of the spheres are the same in each picture. Nice!

  6. 6 mary jane March 21, 2008 at 5:33 am

    OOps! I meant to comment on the post above…sorry!


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