Sunday, November 18, 2007

Seven Things Week 11

I was doing really well. I only had 3 things in this week. Then, yesterday, the The Shopping Sherpa and I went to two fetes and 5 op-shops. Fatal. ;)

IN (34)
  • 1 Textile Forum mag on subscription
  • 1 Yarn mag sub
  • 1 IK mag sub
  • 1 Spin-Off mag
  • 14 Patons patterns for collection
  • 1 porcelain serving platter from Vinnies ($5)
  • 4 clear plastic blanket bags with zips - boodle containment units ($4)
  • 2 knitting/spinning books ($1)
  • 1 handbag - another Kangarina to replace my original disposed of in Week 1 . These things are $100 a pop now and this one, in near new condition was $1.
  • 1 knitting needle container with a bunch of ill-assorted needles. The needles will find there way to various new homes soon. ($1)
  • 2 wee project bags ($2)
  • 1 pair jeans ($6)
  • 1 pair work trousers ($4.50)
  • 1 cane basket ($3)
  • 1 set Actil First Line sheets with more to come. DJs is the only shop to stock these and they are being discontinued. 30% off + another $5% to come. I'm buying enough to see me through to the nursing home.
  • 3 odd balls of 12ply for the TTWCs

There was also a very cute vintage knitting loom but Mum confiscated it on sight.


OUT (77)

  • 27 balls knitting cotton for TSS's South Sea wash cloth marathon holiday knitting. SABOTAGE GIFT
  • 1 gar-bag of bubble wrap and other packaging stuff. GIFT
  • 2 fashion mags. GIFT
  • 7 x 200g skeins Bendy wool. GIFT
  • 5 sewing patterns. Yes, still more sewing patterns are being unearthed. I don't sew for babies and small children any more. Neither do I need all those maternity, evening, bridal and men's patterns. I rarely sew for me let alone anyone else these days. Some of the craft patterns have reached their best before date, too. VINNIES
  • 30 duplicates Patons patterns. GIFT
  • 1 vintage stationery box. GIFT
  • 1 shirt. GIFT
  • 2 hand-knitted scarves from Shake-it-all-about. GIFTS

SHAKE IT ALL ABOUT (4)

  • 3 scarves in a newly devised original* pattern
  • 1 TTWC

IN 34
OUT 77
NET OUT 43

SIAA 4

*Inasmuch as anything knitting related is original when using two established techniques and some spectacular yarn.

1 comment:

Bells said...

oh yes, fetes are 'fatal'. ha ha

God bless those white elephant stalls!