Sunday, March 05, 2006

Too Good To Pass Up

Well, I have broken my pledge to not buy any new yarn until I use up some of the yarn I already have. This was too good to pass up. Four balls of Sirdar Denim Chunky in grey marl, $0.99US, no bids, $10US shipping, on eBay. I bid on it, had one bid against me which took it up to $2.26US. I ended up winning it, so by the time I did the exchange it only cost me $14.28CDN!!! Check out the price per ball -- this is what I would have paid for one ball! I got 4 balls! I have wanted to make this jacket for Logan for awhile now, and guess what! His size requires 4 balls for the hooded version. Perfecto! Can't pass up a deal like that! (And I did also buy three skeins of hand-dyed sock yarn off eBay - haven't gotten it yet - but Sockapalooza socks are destined from one of the skeins. I couldn't make my mind up which to choose, hot pink or hot purple, so I had to get both. Then, of course, there was the gorgeous orangey yarn I had to get for Wyverns...)


I haven't gotten too much done this weekend. I did get one of Darren's mittens finished. I made an extra-long cuff, as he hates snow going up his jacket sleeves. I made the large child's size, so it's just a smidge too big, not enough to worry about. I started the other one, but I only have a few rounds of ribbing done so far. Think I will go take a quick bath and watch the Oscars awards show for a bit. I'll work on the mitten some more. (He picked this color out himself!)

Happy Knitting!

4 Comments:

Blogger Shelley said...

Congrats on the steal of a deal for the yarn!! The mitten looks great, and Darren did a good job picking out the colour!

9:54 PM  
Blogger Chrissy said...

That's going to be a really nice sweater. I love those good deals!

10:55 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

A definitely great buy on the yarn. Do you get a % off at your store?
The mittens for Darren look great! A real boys colour!!

4:33 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

The ultrasound today says it is a Girl!! Think pink!! Won't that be fun to knit pretty little girly things!!

5:48 PM  

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