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Thrifty Thursday

I have had so many excellent finds lately I feel I need to start my Thrifty Thursday posts again.  First up, yarn!  Bet you thought I was going to say Pyrex right? I bought 3 cakes of Valley Yarns Northfield … Continue reading

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Hat # 46

I’m not so happy with the results of this hat.The pattern is South End Knitters Hat.  It is  a free pattern.  Hat is extremely stretchy, so that the 96 stitch hat fits an adult, but is too short to turn … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday Mr Tom’s Beanie

All I can say is Mr Tom, you bored me to tears.  I couldn’t quite knit that garter in the round up to the number of inches called for.  I gave up and switched to stockinette.    I knit “boring” things quite often. I’m not … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hat aka hat #22

Hat # 22 in my 50 hat pattern project was knit all in one evening, on Thanksgiving.  Size 13 needles can do that for you.  It took a couple of weeks after that for the pom=pom though.  I had a … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

Today on thrifty Thursday-I’ll show off what I bought about 1 week ago at the Salvation Army.  Pyrex!  It’s the 2 1/2 quart mixing bowl in the Butterprint pattern.  It’s bowl # 403.  Pyrex began manufacturing this pattern in 1957.  It is … Continue reading

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