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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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How to dye yarn with Kool-Aid Lesson Two A tutorial

Your yarn is ready right?  All soaked through, shouldn’t be any dry spots. The next step is to heat some water.  For this skein ( which was only 50 gms of wool) I just filled my tea kettle and heated … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

Pyrex again.  Savers find.   Being put to use to make crepes.  And bonus glimpse of vintage linen dishcloth.  That one has a recipe for Irish Stew on it.

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Thrifty Thursday

This week I found 2 skeins of Lamb’s Pride for $1.00 each!  Retail that’s about $18.00.  You all know how I love my Lamb’s Pride. In other purchases, I decided I needed another pair or 11 DPN’s in metal.  I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

Yes, I know it’s Friday. This week was puzzle week.  I see puzzles all the time.  For me to buy them they need to be either new and relatively inexpensive or of  high quality , like Ravensburger Puzzles.  Do I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

This week I’ll tell you about the yarn I didn’t buy.  You save when you don’t spend right?  There are those who believe I have no willpower, there are those who believe I will buy any yarn or Pyrex I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

You can’t really beat a booklet of Lopi patterns for 39 cents can you!  Found at Savers. And speaking of Lopi, my very last sweater that was on the needles has been completed.  This one took over 2 years to … Continue reading

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More Sweater Finishing

I started this one for the Ravellenic Games in 2012.  I finished the sweater before the games were done except for one small pesky problem.  It needed a zipper.  As you can see, no zipper.  I bought a zipper.  Lesson … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

I was a big spender at Goodwill this week, I spent a whole $7.00.  I usually walk out having spent around $2.00.  I found two  Pyrex fridgies in Amish Butterprint with lids and a Spring Daisies casserole with no lid. … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday, It’s Yarn!

I found yarn this week at Goodwill!  Finding yarn is not all that unusual.  Finding yarn I want to buy is the unusual part.   This is Bazic wool an aran weight superwash 100% wool by Classic Elite.  It is … Continue reading

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